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University of Rochester Laboratory Technician IV (S) - 211587 in Rochester, New York

Laboratory Technician IV (S) Job ID 211587

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 079 Ophthalmology M&D

Schedule

8:30 AM-5 PM

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for supporting mouse model generation in the Mouse Genome Editing Resource (MGE) core facility . He or she will carry out sophisticated experiments in mouse colony management and mouse genetic manipulation.

Responsibilities:

Under general guidance and with latitude for exercising independent technical judgment, performs all day-to-day processes necessary for the creation of genetically modified (GM) mouse models in the Mouse Genome Editing (MGE) Resource core facility. Duties include mouse breeding, embryo production and harvesting, assisting with mouse embryo microinjection and surgery, postoperative care, sampling, PCR genotyping and breeding. Performs cell culture duties related to gene targeting in ES cells and procedures required for cryo-preservation and recovery of mouse embryos and sperms. Additional duties include mouse colony management, lab ordering, and record-keeping.

  • Perform mouse breeding and colony management, embryo production and harvesting, and assist with mouse embryo microinjection and surgery, postoperative care, sampling, PCR genotyping and breeding.

  • Assist with culture of mouse ES cell lines and other mammalian cell lines, gene targeting, microinjection of ES cells, cloning and other molecular biology procedures to generate CRISPR/Cas9 reagents and transgene constructs, mouse surgeries related to GM mouse production, MEF isolation and preparation, reagent preparation, and cryo-preservation and recovery of mouse embryos and sperms .

  • Perform lab ordering, record-keeping and o ther duties as necessary for completion of research project and work assigned by the PI.

    Qualifications:

    Associate’s degree in appropriate discipline plus 4-5 years specialized experience in related field, of equivalent combination of education and experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    The candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in biology or other life science or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior experience with animal husbandry and basic molecular biology techniques is required. The candidate will have excellent organizational and communication skills. The MGE facility is a seven-day-a-week operation, the candidate must be willing to participate in holiday work rotation schedule and have a work schedule that includes weekend days each week

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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