Research Technician 2, School of Nursing and Heath Studies - Georgetown University Medical Center

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 09, 2017
Closes
Sep 30, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research, Nurse
Industry
Education, Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
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Requirements

Research Technician 2, School of Nursing and Heath Studies - Georgetown University Medical Center

Founded in 1903, Georgetown's School of Nursing & Health Studies (SNHS) is a dynamic academic organization dedicated to its mission, “Advancing the health and well-being of individuals and communities.” Academic departments include Advanced Nursing Practice, Health Systems Administration, Human Science, International Health, and Professional Nursing Practice.  The school also houses the Center for Health Equity - Research, Implementation, and Teaching.

The Research Technician 2 supports genetic and molecular biology bench research on a grant titled, The Effects of Aging on Double-Strand Break Repair.  Reporting to the Principal Investigator (PI) in the Department of Human Science, the Research Technician 2 has duties that include but are not limited to:

Wet Lab Research

  • Maintains Drosophila cultures, to include turning over lab stocks every 3 weeks.
  • Makes fly food approximately every week or as requested by the PI.
  • Participates in various laboratory experiments, to include molecular biology techniques (for example, cloning, and PCR amplification) and fly genetic techniques.

Instructional Support

  • Serves as a resource to undergrad students while working in the laboratory.
  • Answers questions related to lab protocols and procedures.
  • Provides undergraduates with training in proper lab techniques and procedures. 

Data Analysis and Preparation

  • Maintains orderly lab notebook.
  • Analyzes data and presents at lab meetings.
  • Helps develop figures and text for manuscripts, if applicable.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in biology or related field
  • 1 year of independent wet lab experience
  • 1 year of life science laboratory experience of at least 1 year
  • Preference for experience in molecular biology and/or Drosophila genetics

Founded in 1903, Georgetown's School of Nursing & Health Studies (SNHS) is a dynamic academic organization dedicated to its mission, “Advancing the health and well-being of individuals and communities.” Academic departments include Advanced Nursing Practice, Health Systems Administration, Human Science, International Health, and Professional Nursing Practice.  The school also houses the Center for Health Equity - Research, Implementation, and Teaching.

The Research Assistant supports genetic and molecular biology bench research on a grant titled, The Effects of Aging on Double-Strand Break Repair.  Reporting to the Principal Investigator (PI) in the Department of Human Science, the Research Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:

Wet Lab Research

  • Maintains Drosophila cultures. to include turning over lab stocks every three weeks.
  • Makes fly food approximately every week or as requested by the PI.
  • Participates in various laboratory experiments, to include molecular biology techniques (for example, cloning, and PCR amplification) and fly genetic techniques.

Instructional Support

  • Serves as a resource to undergrad students while working in the laboratory.
  • Answers questions related to lab protocols and procedures.
  • Provides undergraduates with training in proper lab techniques and procedures. 

Data Analysis and Preparation

  • Maintains orderly lab notebook.
  • Analyzes data and presents at lab meetings.
  • Helps develop figures and text for manuscripts, if applicable.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in biology or related field
  • 1 year of independent wet lab experience
  • 1 year of life science laboratory experience of at least 1 year
  • Preference for experience in molecular biology and/or Drosophila genetics

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