CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Research Associate - Stephens

Job Type:
Other
Job Number:
R00021717
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 will assist in the conduct of experiments related to basic adipocyte biology. Several research projects in this laboratory involve studying the biochemical mechanism by which botanical extracts and phytochemicals maintain adipocyte function in the context of obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Specifically the RA will assist with maintaining cells in culture and will conduct experiments involving tissue culture, cell culture, western blots, qPCR, confocal microscopy and other biochemical laboratory skills. 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:
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry or related discipline. Knowledge of principles and applications of biochemistry in a laboratory setting. Required skills include basic knowledge about laboratory safety, handling and use of radioisotopes, tissue and cell culture techniques, microscopy, molecular biology techniques and assays, SDS gel electrophoresis, and the computer use. Applicant must have participated in biochemistry or related studies in research-based laboratory setting for at least 1 year or more to apply for this position. Experience with analytical methods such as HPLC and LC-MS would be an asset for our research projects involving phytochemicals.
Faculty:
Stephens, Jacqueline M.
To Apply:
https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/LSU/job/LSU---Pennington/Research-Associate_R00021717
LSU/PENNINGTON BIOMEDICAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER