CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


PBRC - Research Associate - Stephens

Job Type:
Unclassified
Job Number:
P00053645
Description:
The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a research facility of the Louisiana State University System, is seeking to employ a Research Associate in the Adipocyte Biology Laboratory. The candidate assist in the conduct of experiments related to basic adipocyte biology. This will include tissue culture, cell culture, western blots, qPCR, confocal microscopy and other biochemical laboratory skills to study obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The position will also require an ability to work as a member of a team and also independently without supervision. Further aspects of the position include analysis of experimental data, maintaining effective communication with collaborators, and consistent effort to ensure the efficient operation of the research laboratory.
Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science degree is required.​ The employee will need considerable knowledge of the principles and applications of natural sciences in a laboratory setting. These skills include basic knowledge about laboratory safety, handling and use of radioisotopes, tissue and cell culture techniques, molecular biology and biochemical techniques and assays, SDS gel electrophoresis, and computer use. The employee must be willing to handle laboratory rodents. Previous experience with laboratory animals is desired but not necessary. The supervisor and lab members will train the employee to perform each aspect of the position, but the employee will then be expected to work independently of direct supervision. The knowledge required to function well in this position would be acquired through a familiarity with specific techniques obtained through working in a basic science research laboratory.
Faculty:
Stephens, Jacqueline M.
To Apply:
https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU
LSU/PENNINGTON BIOMEDICAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER