Senior Research Specialist II

Full Time @OSU in Academia/Research
  • McElroy Hall, McFarland Ave, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074, United States View on Map
  • Apply Before : February 28, 2022
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1016
  • Career Level  Others
  • Experience Level  1 to 7 Years
  • Job Function  Research & Development
  • Qualifications  Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Routine Tissue Culture.
Animal Studies
Laboratory maintenance and support.
Protein/ Nucleic acid Chemistry.

Human and animal viruses will be examined and exposure could lead to disease. Low levels of radioactive agents are occasionally used. However, if good lab practice procedures are used there are no real dangers. Occasional lifting of light boxes and equipment are necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Virology, Cell Biology & Molecular Biology

Seven years relevant laboratory research. Demonstrate skills important to research.

Virology and cell cultures experience. Experience and expertise in molecular procedures including PCR, cloning, virus preparation, Western blot analysis. Assist supervisor with laboratory management, day to day operations, and assist with ongoing projects. Perform and assist supervisor in animal handling for in vivo studies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Virology, Cell Biology & Molecular Biology

Five years relevant laboratory research experience. Demonstrate skills important to research.


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