RESEARCH SCIENTIST ASSISTANT

    University of Washington
    Seattle, WA
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

    UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for six consecutive years.

    The UW Department of Pharmacology has an excellent opportunity for a Research Scientist Assistant. This position is located in a laboratory that focuses on the development of novel approaches to study functional roles of protein complexes, in particular, the dynamics of their formation and recruitment, abundances and post-translational modifications in cellular signaling, growth and proliferation.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Under specific instruction, make solutions.
  • Set up laboratory apparatus and instruments; read and record instrument data; tabulate data; keep laboratory records.
  • Assist in maintenance of cell cultures.
  • Assist with library research and clerical work; perform inventories and updates for MyChem and maintain biosafety protocol.
  • Stock laboratory areas as required.
  • Wash and clean laboratory areas and equipment; assist PI, and fellows in preparing laboratory equipment, apparatus, and chemicals.
  • Perform biochemical assays and protein purification.
  • Perform molecular biology and cloning, transfection of cells for functional assays.
  • Data generation, analysis, and documentation.
  • Maintain a detailed laboratory notebook.
  • Perform proteomics experiments, including operation of LC-MS instruments and data analysis.
  • Perform related duties as required.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or related field.
  • Three months to one year of relevant experience, which may include experience gained while working as an undergraduate in a lab.
  • Proficiency in basic techniques in molecular biology.

    ==> Equivalent education and/or experience may substitute for minimum requirements.

    DESIRED REQUIREMENTS
  • Experience with molecular cloning, PCR, programming in Python or R, and statistics.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.

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    Posting ID: 552776445Posted: 2020-05-21