The Heath lab is seeking a Research Associate. This role utilizes various lab techniques and procedures to collect data in support of experiments, and may be responsible for specific areas of research in collaboration with a scientist or other technicians assignments.
Protein expression & folding
Perform protein purification using FPLC techniques
Conduct His-tag protein purification
Process human blood into plasma and PBMCs
Culture mammalian and bacterial cells
Proficiently operate basic tissue culture instrumentation
Execute basic research plans and studies utilizing established scientific methods
Keep detailed records of observations in lab notebooks & prepare technical reports
Purchase lab supplies and reagents
Responsible for lab maintenance
Attend seminars/meetings to enhance knowledge of company objectives
Good communication skills
Other duties as assigned
Must be at least 18 years of age. Requires a BS in biology, chemistry or a closely related scientific field plus at least 2 years of directly related experience, preferably in a working industrial, biotech, or academic lab.
Training in bio-safety, SPF facility entry, tank safety and other topics will be required prior to starting work.
Must have good interpersonal and communications skills; able to work effectively with variety of people in a diverse workforce; adaptable to changing work requirements; willing to multi-task; high degree of professional integrity; strong client service orientation.
ISB is an EOE (M/F/veteran/disabled/minority status)
Institute For Systems Biology