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Research Lab Technician II

Ellison Institute of USC Los Angeles, CA
  • Posted: July 11, 2019
  • Full-Time

This is a 1 year fixed-term, grant funded position.

The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC's Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology (CCMB) is a unique facility that unites world-class researchers in a variety of disciplines centered around structures of the craniofacial region. Since its inception in 1991, CCMB has been home to several major discoveries and has attracted top researchers from around the world.

USC's Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry is looking for a talented Research Lab Tech II to join the CCMB team.

The Research Lab Technician II will provide general laboratory assistance to support research activities. This individual will conduct research experiments in accordance with laboratory and safety protocols; performs assignments which are non-routine and vary in complexity with minimal direction; and compiles data and computes results for a variety of research procedures, tests and techniques.

The Research Lab Technician II will perform and train to use equipment for Immunology, Molecular genetics, Flow Cytometry, Microbiology, DNA & RNA isolation from FFPE tissues, RT qPCR, RT2 Profiler PCR Array, Immunohistochemistry, Tissue microarray, and Digital image analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Field of Expertise: Bachelor Degree in related field can be substituted for minimum experience requirements. A working knowledge of laboratory equipment and research protocols is also required.

Minimum Education: Associate's degree, Specialized/technical training, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 2 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: Working knowledge of laboratory equipment and research protocols. Knowledge of computer analysis techniques and ability to provide routine analysis and interpretation of research data.

                                                  

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