Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This opportunity is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This opportunity is in the Department of Genetics, Tissue Culture Support Center. This opportunity is for the Medical School Campus.
The Genome Engineering and induced pluripotent stem cell Center (GEiC) supports WU and external researchers with up-to-date technologies to meet their cell and animal model needs. On the genome engineering front, we offer a variety of services tailored to best fit investigators individual preference, ranging from CRISPR reagents with or without validation, to cancer/iPS cell line modification or animal model creation. We work closely with mouse cores from design, reagent validation to genotyping, process improvement and troubleshooting, when necessary. We also provide next-generation sequencing (NGS) based human cell authentication and NGS-based genotyping services and general molecular biology assistance. On the iPSC front, we culture, bank and store primary fibroblasts and renal epithelial cells from patient samples for investigators, and iPSC reprogramming service is provided from fibroblasts, RECs as well as peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs). The GEiC aims at helping investigators convert their idea to a useful model quickly and cost-effectively.
Eager to learn and welcome to challenges.
Able to follow instructions and protocols.
Able to work in a collaborative team environment.
Proficiency in basic molecular biology and microbiology techniques such as PCR, molecular cloning, restriction digest, and sequencing analysis is highly desired.
Hands-on experience with CRISPR technology.
Mammalian tissue culture experience.
Working experience with RNA.
The hiring range for this opportunity is commensurate with experience.
This opportunity is eligible for full-time benefits. Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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