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Researcher 1 - Cardiovascular Garry Lab

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID353608
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyResearch-Researchers
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Job Code8352R1
Employee ClassCivil Service
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40% - Candidate will be responsible for mouse colony genotyping and mouse colony management for the Garry laboratory in the area of stem cell research, regeneration, and physiology. The person in this position would support the mouse colony manager in tracking status of individual animals, performing and analyzing genotyping procedures. This also involves collecting tissue samples from mice and tagging mice with ear tag. This position requires a high level of attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. This candidate must follow laboratory standard operation procedures (SOPs) when in clean rooms handling rodents.
- Analyze and interpret results of routine protocols to ensure optimal quality and consistency;
- Organize and maintain lab records including specimen intake standard protocols, instruction manuals, maintenance and quality control logs, and specimen logs;
- Develop working knowledge of effective troubleshooting techniques for difficult and unusual specimens in all aspects of lab service;
- Maintain a detailed notebook, type results, reports, and/or enter preliminary results including making case specific comments pertaining to quality of specimens and/or interpretation of results.

40%--Candidate will work closely with senior research investigators within the Garry lab to perform CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing to develop novel regenerative medicine models.

20% - Attend and participate in weekly laboratory meetings.
- Meeting with Principal Investigators to discuss progress and to develop work-plans. Interact with laboratory personnel through oral and written communication to provide customized services, technical assistance, training, and troubleshooting;
- Must practice safe work habits at all times, be knowledgeable about and adhere to university policies and procedures and complete required training as necessary.

All required qualifcations must be included in the application materialsRequired: BA/BS degree with a major in a biological science preferred, or a combination of education and work experience totaling four years.

Preferred: Technical experience should involve preparing material for specialized analysis including PCR analysis. Experience processing and analyzing tissues. Experience working with laboratory animals. Basic computer skills with Excel, and Word, PowerPoint.

Willingness to learn several advanced imaging software programs. Strong problem solving skills are also required and the ability to maintain responsibility for multiple projects simultaneously is essential. Candidate must have the ability to read, interpret, and carefully follow experimental protocols.

Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the for more information regarding benefits.
    How To Apply

    Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:
    About the U of M

    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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