CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Research Associate

Job Type:
Unclassified
Job Number:
R00020503
Description:
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a research facility of the Louisiana State University System is seeking to hire a Research Associate in the translational services area. Translational service is focused on discovering metabolic phenotypes and regulatory pathways implicated in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. The goal of this research program is to utilize a bench to bedside approaches allowing for the translation of basic scientific discoveries into viable options for the treatment of metabolic diseases. The Research Associate will carry out experiments assessing components of substrate metabolism and signaling in mammalian cell and tissue culture, as well as animal models. The position will be employing cell and molecular biology techniques in order to manipulate the expression of target genes and proteins, both through viral and pharmacologic methods.
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a science related field and at least two years of experience working within a lab environment is required. The candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications and the ability to learn and utilize new computer programs/software. This is a full-time position requiring flexible hours with the potential for some weekend work .Applications will be accepted until a suitable applicant is found.
Faculty:
To Apply:
https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/LSU---Pennington/Research-Associate_R00020503-1
LSU/PENNINGTON BIOMEDICAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER