The Lundquist Institute - Torrance, CA
Required Skills & Qualifications:
PhD in Pathology, Immunology or a related life science discipline
Minimum of 4 years experience in a basic science research laboratory working on research projects related to cancer or immunology.
Have a track record of publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals
Solid knowledge in cancer immunology, molecular and cell biology
Have developed foundation in technical skills including sterile tissue culture techniques
Experience in handling mice, flow cytometry, molecular techniques and basic computer programming is preferred.
Ability to perform and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks
Ability to participate in the preparation of grant applications and publications
Ability to design and execute experiments, critically interpret experiments results and present the data in a meaningful manner.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
Description of Duties:
Design and executes experimental procedures.
Participates in conducting research studies – including performing laboratory assays such as flow cytometry, RT-PCR, Immunohistochemistry, RNA extractions and cell culture.
Participates in the development and analysis of in vivo experiments involving mice including anesthesia injections, aseptic work, animal handling and tissue excision.
Responsible for generating, analyzing conducting statistical analyses and [resenting scientific data in progress reports, manuscripts and gran applications.
Assists in maintaining the inventory, supplies needed for research and coordination of samples/activities from various collaborating departments at UCLA and others.
Assists in student training as well as training new staff and collaborators in research techniques and activities.
Maintains related correspondence and regulatory paper work.
Reply to all communications (such as email and telephone) within one business day.
Assist in writing policies and procedures as needed and requested by supervisor.
Able to troubleshoot and resolve technical difficulties.