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This research assistant will assist in the planning steps in molecular biology research and coordinate projects within the laboratory as well as assisting in the management of a mouse colony. Requires the academic knowledge of a discipline plus the ability to translate, adapt and apply this knowledge that is generally associated with a Bachelor’s degree. Candidates must be highly motivated to learn and conduct basic research and willing to work hard. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required. It is highly desirable that candidates have experience with: mouse handling, genotyping, DNA/RNA isolations, PCR, and Western blotting. Experience with immunohistochemistry, tissue harvesting and embedding, paraffin section, and protein assays are also highly desirable. An understanding of Bioinformatics and Bioinformatic techniques is also highly desired. To apply for this position visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu; requisition #64495. Application deadline is June 2, 2014. The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Applicants’ credentials are subject to verification.
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