Research Technician
University of Indiana
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Post Date: May 18, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Bachelors
Years Experience: Entry Level
Start Date: Fall 2017
Location: US - Indiana - Bloomington
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Description
The newly-formed Patton laboratory (https://biology.indiana.edu) is a seeking an enthusiastic laboratory technician to join a research team pursuing studies on rotaviruses, pathogens that are major causes of life-threatening gastroenteritis in infants and young children. The ideal person will have an interest in host-pathogen interactions and a desire to work and develop skills as a researcher while helping to manage the day-to-day operations of the laboratory.

Skills
- Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or a related field.
- Experience in microbiology (virology), molecular biology, or biochemistry techniques
(e.g., mammalian cell culture, propagation and titration of viruses, cloning, plasmid purification
   and sequencing, RT-PCR, SDS-PAGE)
- Interest in a research career and developing new research skills.
-Ability to work independently and productively, with minimal supervision.
-Strong organizational skills, able to plan tasks and manage time effectively.
-Communicates effectively with strong writing skills.
-Proficient computer skills

Application:
Interested candidates should send a single PDF document that includes their CV, a cover letter describing their current/previous experience, and the names and addresses of three individuals for recommendations to the following email address: jtpatton@iu.edu


Contact Details
Name: Indiana University
Division: Indiana University
Department: Department of Biology
City: Bloomington
State/Province: Indiana
Zipcode: 47405
Country: United States
Email: jtpatton@iu.edu