Laboratory Research Assistant, Snyder Institute

University of Calgary

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Place Overview

The Snyder Institute within the Cumming Faculty of Medication invitations functions for a Laboratory Analysis Assistant.  This Full-time Fastened Time period place is for about 6 months (based mostly on size of grant funding), with the potential of extension.

Reporting to the Principal Investigator.

Place Description

Abstract of Key Obligations (job capabilities embody however should not restricted to):

  • Cultures mammalian cell traces in vitro

  • Cultures biosafety stage 2 (BSL2) micro organism in cardio and anaerobic circumstances

  • Isolates micro organism from organic samples

  • Processes human tissue samples for tradition and biobanking

  • Performs cell/tissue fixation, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), and immunohistochemistry

  • With correct coaching and help, operates microscopes outfitted for fluorescence and confocal microscopy

  • Conducts biochemical/immunological assays (corresponding to ELISA, viability checks, enzymatic assays, and so on.)

  • Extracts DNA/RNA and/or proteins from human or bacterial samples. Performs PCR, qPCR, RT-PCR, and different molecular experiments

  • Prepares customary chemical options and reagents

  • Organizes laboratory supplies, maintains shares of vital provides, and locations orders for vital gadgets

  • Works with the PI, Laboratory Supervisor, and College officers to correctly retailer chemical compounds and dangerous supplies, eliminate chemical and biohazardous wastes, and cling to laboratory security requirements

  • Develops and implements unique experiments to help the lab’s established analysis initiatives

  • Conducts literature critiques, analyzes and interprets knowledge, and generates figures/textual content for scholarly publications and grant functions

  • Participates in and presents at small group conferences

{Qualifications} / Necessities:

  • Bachelor’s Diploma in microbiology, biochemistry, biology, or associated self-discipline. Minimal 1 yr of analysis expertise
  • Earlier expertise as a lab or analysis technician most popular
  • Earlier expertise utilizing strategies in bacterial and/or human cell tradition (aseptic method, passing/splitting cells, and so on.) is required
  • Earlier expertise in microbiological strategies (bacterial isolation and tradition) is fascinating. Expertise with microscopy, particularly histology, in situ hybridization, or immunofluorescence, is fascinating
  • Expertise dealing with human organic samples (eg. blood, tissues, and so on.) is fascinating
  • Proficiency with MS Workplace functions (Phrase, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), PeopleSoft, web expertise
  • Glorious organizational expertise and robust consideration to element is required
  • Skill to work each independently and as a part of a staff are vital to success. Demonstrated robust analytical expertise
  • Intensive understanding of lab security practices is desired and willingness to take part in continued training to additional that information is required
  • Skill to innovate and share concepts with PI and different members of the lab
  • Robust verbal and written communication expertise to facilitate interplay with a range collaborators is required (fluency in English is required)

Utility Deadline:  November 29, 2023

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Extra Info

This place is a part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls beneath the Technical Job Household, Section 1.

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