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Position Title Research Technician
Department/Unit Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Research Project Kramer Lab
Location Halifax
Posting Number GP38-19
Employee Group Grant-Paid
Position Type Term
Duration of Contract (if applicable) 1 year with possibility of renewal
Employment Type Full Time
Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 1.0
Salary $27,000 to $35,000 annually, negotiable based on experience
About the Organization The Kramer lab in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seeks to hire a research technician. The Kramer lab is a vibrant research environment that recently moved to Dalhousie after operating for 5 years at the University of Western Ontario. The lab uses Drosophila and cell culture models to investigate the mechanisms underlying neurodevelopmental disorders.
Job Summary The successful applicant will conduct experiments in the Kramer lab and perform general tasks that are vital to the day to day operation of the lab. The person will report directly to the principle investigator.
Key Responsibilities – Performing experiments in consultation with the principle investigator
– Preparing media (weekly)
– Maintaining Drosophila stocks (weekly)
– Ordering supplies
– Performing/overseeing preventative maintenance on lab equipment
– Training new personnel
– Writing manuscripts and grants
Note
Qualifications The minimum qualification is a BSc in molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, or a related discipline. Preferred candidate will have an MSc in a relevant discipline and some skills in molecular or computational biology.
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Application Consideration
Diversity Statement Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 09/23/2019
Close Date 10/25/2019
Open Until Filled No
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