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Research Technician (Limited term)

university of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
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Job Title Research Technician (Limited term)
Job Description
The research technician will work full-time (40 hours per week) in the White lab, and will be responsible for managing equipment and reagent ordering, group stock buffer and reagent preparation, as well as protein production, enzymatic assays, and standard cell culture maintenance. It is essential that the technician have familiarity with wetlab work, exceptional oral and written communication skills, and good organizational skills. Specific lab duties include preparation of lab stocks including protein purification buffers, bacterial culture media and plates, cell culture media and plates, chemi-competent bacterial cells, antibiotic and selection media preparation, protein purification, and mammalian cell culture line maintenance. Other logistical duties include: organizing and maintaining wetlab protocols; timely ordering of laboratory supplies; equipment maintenance; working closely with the PI and other lab members to train new students; and ensuring compliance of White Lab protocols, environment and materials with Notre Dame Safety regulations. If desired by the selected candidate, the position is also capable of adapting to include training in new techniques, and work on an independent research project.

This position is for a limited term of 3 years (to June 1, 2025) but can be extended beyond that, contingent on the availability of external funding.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors Degree (4 years) in Biology, Chemistry or Biochemistry

Successful applicant must have familiarity with wetlab biochemical or cell biological work; these include buffer preparation, competent cell prep, bacterial transformation, protein purification, PCR, SDS-PAGE and western blotting. The successful applicant must also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills; basic computer skills including familiarity with Office suite, Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator; and excellent organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred qualifications for the successful applicant are familiarity with data analysis software such as GraphPad or PRISM; familiarity with experimental troubleshooting; experience with mammalian cell culture techniques; familiarity with light microscopy; and experience communicating research goals and purposes.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Department Chemistry and Biochemistry (35030)
Department Website http://chemistry.nd.edu
Family / Sub-Family Academic Aff / Lab - Science
Career Stream/Level NIC 2 Coordinator
Department Hiring Pay Range $15.00 - $25.70 | $31,198 - $53,482
Pay ID Bi-Weekly
FLSA Status S3 - FT Non-exempt Hourly
Job Category Technical
Job Type Full-time
Schedule: Days of Week & Hours
Schedule: Hours/Week 40
Schedule: # of months 12


Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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