A Research Teaching Specialist III position (technician equivalent) is available in the laboratory of Dr. Veronika Miskolci at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ. We study the metabolic regulation of innate immunity during inflammation, with a current focus on tissue repair, using larval zebrafish as an in vivo model. The laboratory is in the Cancer Center building, with access to sophisticated core facilities and services. The laboratory is part of Center for Cell Signaling (https://njms.rutgers.edu/ccs/message.php ) and Center for Immunity and Inflammation (https://njms.rutgers.edu/research/CII/index.php ).
We seek highly motivated candidates with backgrounds in cell and molecular biology, immunology, metabolism and light microscopy. The ideal candidate should have a BA/BS or MS in biological sciences or a related field. Research experience is preferred, but not required. Zebrafish experience is preferred, but not required. Starting salary is $54,886; salary is negotiable depending on experience.
Minimum Education and Experience:
(1) BA/BS or MS in Biological Sciences or related areas.
(2) Experience with cell or molecular biology techniques (subcloning).
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
(1) Experience with studies in immunology, molecular biology, cell biology and/or metabolism.
(2) Effective skills in oral and written communication, teamwork, and problem-solving.
(3) Computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Basic knowledge of R software and bioinformatics for transcriptomic and metabolomic analysis.
Interested individuals should send a resume and contact information for three references to Dr. Veronika Miskolci, Assistant Professor, Center for Cell Signaling, Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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