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Research Assistant 2

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Oregon Health Science University

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Portland, Oregon

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Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $35,000 – $46,000 a year3 hours ago Qualifications – Molecular biology – Research – Bachelor’s degree – Master of Science – Associate’s degree – Master’s degree Full Job Description Department Overview: The lab’s major research focus is to elucidate the AAV vector-animal host interactions using contemporary high-throughput molecular biology technologies and develop novel AAV vectors for broader applications of this vector system to treating various human diseases. Function/Duties of Position: A Research Assistant 2 position is available for adeno-associated virus (AAV) and gene therapy research in the Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics. The successful candidate will participate in the AAV vector and gene therapy projects conducted by the laboratory. Responsibilities will include performing various molecular biology assays, construction and preparation of plasmid DNA, production and purification of AAV vectors for animal studies, and extraction of DNA / RNA from tissues from animals including mice and nonhuman primates. This position will provide an excellent opportunity to learn basic and advanced molecular biology techniques and theories behind them, and to gain valuable hands-on experience in biological and biomedical sciences. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with major courses in field of research / No Experience; OR Associate’s Degree and 3 years of relevant experience Ability to work autonomously and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously Ability to organize a large number of samples and perform high-throughput sample processing correctly and effectively Ability to self-motivate and plan ahead Preferred Qualifications: Masters of Science in the fields of biology, biotechnology or biomedical science More than one-year research experience as a full-time research assistant in a molecular biology lab itional Details: Application documents should include the following: Cover Letter Complete resume Names and contact information of at least two references All are welcome: Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at or . Show full job description Apply Now