Research Technologist Position: Medical College of Wisconsin
|Type of Position:||Research Technologist|
Dr. Lam’s laboratory (https://www.mcw.edu/departments/cell-biology-neurobiology-and-anatomy/people/pui-ying-penny-lam-phd) is broadly interested in small molecule tool development along with the use of these tools and in vivo imaging to interrogate biological processes in health and disease. Specific research directions include developing novel chemo-optogenetic actuators for in vivo applications and studying innate immune cell biology. Zebrafish and Danionella translucida are used as animal models. The lab is looking for a motivated Research Technologist to provide support for lab research through managing the lab, preparing reagents/media, maintenance and communication of data, and execution of laboratory experiments. While experience in molecular and cellular biology, microscopy and working with zebrafish is welcome, hands-on training will be available for all required tasks. The ability to work independently is highly desirable. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Knowledge of biology, chemistry, mathematics, documentation, and records management. Data utilization, complex problem solving, critical thinking, resource management, and writing skills.
Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on equivalent basis
Minimum Required Education: Bachelor’s degree
Minimum Required Experience: Undergraduate lab experience
Preferred Education: Master in biology or related field
Preferred Experience: Zebrafish or confocal imaging experience is a plus
Field: Cell and molecular biology, immunology, neuroscience
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