Research Intern - S Wang Laboratory

internship - full time, paid

Washington State University
Pullman, WA
Closed
Posted 46 Days ago
Washington State University
Pullman, WA
internship - full time, paid
Posted 46 Days ago

Description

Job Information Washington State University Research Intern - S. Wang Laboratory in Pullman, Washington Position Details Summary of Duties The Research Intern will provide support to the Wang Lab in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences to study the role of telomerase in immune functions, particularly of T cells, using a humanized mouse model of telomerase. Responsibilities will include mouse-related work, tissue culture, molecular cloning, protein analyses, data analysis and general lab maintenance and organization. The Research Intern will receive training to obtain state of the art molecular and cellular biological techniques and once trained, be expected to carry out experiments independently with frequent guidance from the supervisor. In addition, this position will also be responsible for maintaining scientific instruments, purchasing laboratory supplies, performing laboratory administrative duties, and other duties as assigned. Additional Information Benefits Competitive benefits available! hrs.wsu.edu/benefits ------------ The Position Duties 75% Laboratory Research Applies scientific knowledge to perform professional research under the guidance of the Principle Investigator (PI). Assists PI to accomplish research goals on telomerase roles in immune functions. Independently runs standard research protocols, including tissue culture, Western blotting/protein analyses, DNA and RNA work, real time PCR, etc. Assist the PI in the identification and definition of research problems; development and design of research projects, protocols and/or experiments per the PIs area of expertise. Collects and records research data, verifies accuracy, analyzes research results; assists in the development of conclusion and summary of research findings. Assist PI in animal experiments including animal handling and sample collection. Assists PI to collect research data, verify accuracy, analyze research results, and prepare charts and graphs for presentations at research meetings and for grant proposals. Attend and present during regular laboratory meetings. ------------ 20% Laboratory Maintenance Monitor, order and stock lab supplies. Assist with inventory maintenance. Participate with washing dishes and laboratory cleaning. Maintain safe laboratory environment at all times. Properly dispose of laboratory waste, biomedical waste, broken glassware, and any other hazardous materials. Keep laboratory clean and organized. ------------ 5% Miscellaneous Other appropriate duties as assigned. Position Qualifications Required Qualifications A Bachelors degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent related field experience performing professional-level work with scientific or clinical research protocols. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Experimental and analytical skills; understanding and knowledge of research theory; interviewing experience; excellent organizational and project management skills. Additional Requirements Basic experimental and analytical skills. Experience with the use of laboratory equipment and routine laboratory maintenance. Background knowledge in cell and molecular biology. Experience with tissue culture and molecular cloning techniques. Preferred Qualifications Experience with common laboratory procedures, ordering, and standardization of protocols. Experience with basic research design. Experience with cell culture. Experience in molecular biology techniques: molecular cloning; DNA, RNA, and protein analyses. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer proficiency related to research and organizational skills. Will this position require a background check? This position has been designated by the department to require a background check Posting Detail Information Special Instructions to Applicants As part of the recruitment process please complete the online application and submit a resume and cover letter addressing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position. Within the online application, please provide contact information for at least three (3) professional references EEO Statement WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu. Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional University Title: Research Intern Working Title: Research Intern - S. Wang Laboratory College/Area: College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Department: Pharmacy, College of Department Link: College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Position Number: 69627 Hiring Unit: Pharmaceutical Sciences, S. Wang Laboratory Work Location: Spokane Zip Code: 99210 This position is in a Bargaining Unit: No Appointment Status: Temporary Job Appointment (FTE%): 100% Position Term in Months: 12 Monthly Salary: $2,500.00 Open Date: 05/28/2019 Close Date: 06/11/2019 Open Until Filled: No Posting Number: 20135276P

Skills

data analysis, molecular biology, cell culture, laboratory skills, western blotting, cell signaling, molecular cloning, dna, protein expression, tissue culture, research design, molecular genetics, molecular & cellular biology, stem cells, protein assays

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