| Essential Functions:|
Responsible for assisting with laboratory duties in a research setting. Performs routine tests with direction from supervisor, manager or higher level technician.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Animal studies, including mouse handling and genotyping and procedures including injections, surgery, blood and tissue collection.
- Protein and mRNA analysis by Western blot analysis, immunohistochemistry and ELISA.
- Excellent skills in cell cultures.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Bone and Mineral Division located in the BJCIOH Building on the Medical School Campus.
This position is part-time, 30 hours per week. Hours are generally normal business hours but may vary due to the timing for experiments and other research activity deadlines.
Bachelor's degree with prior basic research (wet-lab) experience.
The hiring range for this position is $12.00 to $15.35 per hour.
The Division of Bone and Mineral Diseases at the Washington University School of Medicine is part of a dynamic multidisciplinary community of researchers dedicated to the study of local and systemic diseases affecting bone metabolism.� The Division recently moved to new space in the BJCIOH as part of a Center for Musculoskeletal Research.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Works in laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological, chemical and radioactive hazards.� Must be physically able to wear protective equipment.� Must be able to provide standard care to research animals.
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.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade R04.
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.
This position is eligible for part-time benefits. Please visit our website at hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
High school diploma or equivalent.