Job Title:
Research Assistant 2-B/H
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James Cancer Hospital/CCC
Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Position summary

Research Assistant 2-B/H (Job Opening 443623) - Research Assistant 2 participates in the design and execution of research projects investigating autophagy in human disease. The candidate performs independent standard cell biology laboratory techniques including mammalian cell culture, DNA, RNA and protein extraction, agarose and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, gel extractions, PCR, cloning etc; prepares solutions and reagents; translates and interprets data to communicate experimental results to Principal Investigator; assists in judging the validity of data; maintains accurate and detailed laboratory notebook; prepares figures/graphs of results and assists in the writing of research progress reports; participates with overseeing daily lab operations (ordering etc); ensures compliance with protocol requirements; maintains quality lab environment including cleanup and organization; and perform other duties as assigned.

Education and experience

A Bachelors degree in a biological/health science or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Ability to translate, adapt and apply academic or practical knowledge in the conduct of biological/health science research is required. Experience in a biological/health research capacity is required. Requires successful completion of a background check; selected candidate may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.