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The Research Specialist will work within the Dunckley Lab in the vibrant Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center within ASU's Biodesign Institute. The Dunckley Lab seeks to develop new therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease using a combination of molecular and biochemical approaches. A diverse toolset of techniques will be required in this position and a desire to learn additional techniques as necessary is essential.
$35,568 - $50,000 per year; DOE
The Research Specialist will perform wet lab experiments, including: cell culture, western blotting, immunohistochemistry, ELISA, and tissue sectioning. The Research Specialist will also perform data analysis and generate charts and graphs for data presentation.
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND two years related research experience; OR, Six years research experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Prior experience is a strong plus, specifically with standard molecular biology techniques, including: cell culture, westerns and ELISAs.
- Regular activities require ability to manage multiple tasks at one time, to be able to prioritize tasks; to manage conflict; to interact in a team environment; and to communicate through verbal and written work.
- Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting and laboratory subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
- Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.
- May be required to wear personal protective equipment before entering laboratories such as lab coat, gloves, safety glasses, closed toe shoes, and respirator.
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Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.
To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ see Req Id# 73048BR