Employment

Research Technician

Major duties and responsibilities:

The Keck Center for Transgene Research is in the process of hiring a research technician with a primary responsibility for cell culture-related activities.  The main focus of this position will be to isolate and purify primary cells from mice and rats.  Specifically, this will involve the isolation of neurons from brain, and endothelial cells from aorta, and maintaining these and other cell lines.  The individual will work in a BSL1/2 facility and is expected to maintain aseptic conditions.  The individual will also prepare reagents, media, and various buffers.  The candidate should be willing to learn and perform other related duties assigned, such as analytical flow cytometry and cell sorting.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biology or related discipline.  A working knowledge and prior experience of cell culture would be an advantage, but is not essential, as hands-on training will be provided.

 

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Applications are invited for senior research associate positions Research Technician

Major duties and responsibilities:
The Keck Center for Transgene Research is in the process of hiring a research technician with a primary responsibility for cell culture-related activities.  The main focus of this position will be to isolate and purify primary cells from mice and rats.  Specifically, this will involve the isolation of neurons from brain, and endothelial cells from aorta, and maintaining these and other cell lines.  The individual will work in a BSL1/2 facility and is expected to maintain aseptic conditions.  The individual will also prepare reagents, media, and various buffers.  The candidate should be willing to learn and perform other related duties assigned, such as analytical flow cytometry and cell sorting.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biology or related discipline.  A working knowledge and prior experience of cell culture would be an advantage, but is not essential, as hands-on training will be provided.

available in a multidisciplinary academic research group to develop and characterize deficiencies of hemostatic and related factors in gene knock-out mice. The successful candidate would have a strong background in biochemistry, protein expression, molecular biology, cell biology, animal physiology, or related fields.

Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae, a statement of research goals, and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Victoria A. Ploplis, Ph.D.
Associate Director
W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research
230 Raclin-Carmichael Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
vploplis@nd.edu

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.