Research Specialist II

  • Princeton University
  • Princeton, NJ
  • Apr 18, 2019
Research

Job Description


Research Specialist II

US-NJ-Princeton

Job ID: 2019-10199
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Research and Laboratory
Princeton University

Overview

The Princeton Neuroscience Institute is looking for a Research Specialist II to provide laboratory administration and technical support in our new Viral and Genetic Neuroengineering Lab. The research specialist should have strong technical skills, experience with biosafety level 2 (BSL2) cell culture, recombinant virus construction (AAV, Herpesvirus, Lentivirus), fluorescent microscopy, PCR, cloning, western blot, bacterial transformation and cell transfection.

Responsibilities include help with research on new viral tools, maintaining laboratory stocks, documents, protocols, overseeing equipment use and repair and other lab maintenance as required.

This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal.



Responsibilities

  • Maintaining tissue culture cell lines, grow and concentrate viral stocks, clone and prepare plasmids for viral production.
  • Maintaining laboratory stocks, protocols, oversee equipment use and repair and other lab maintenance as required.
  • Help with research projects to improve viral vectors


Qualifications

Masters or Professional Degree (MBA, JD, etc) in a related field plus 1-3 years’ experience.

The successful candidate will have strong technical skills, experience with biosafety level 2 (BSL2) cell culture, recombinant virus construction (AAV, Herpesvirus, Lentivirus), fluorescent microscopy, PCR, cloning, western blot, bacterial transformation and cell transfection.

This position is subect to the University's background check policy.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

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