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Job Req ID:  36677

Research Technologist


General Summary/Purpose:

Research Technologist position is available to carry out research on retinal disease processes with a focus on diabetic retinopathy (one of the major causes of blindness in the U.S.). 


Specific duties & responsibilities:

The researcher will conduct a combination of studies, including management and investigations of mouse models of retinal vascular disease and diabetic retinopathy as well as analysis of retinal tissue specimens from mice.  This will include studies of treatment strategies for diabetic retinopathy using mouse models and basic molecular biology (immunohistochemistry and quantitative real-time PCR). 


Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field.


Preferred Qualifications:

Some related post-undergraduate work experience


Classified Title:  Research Technologist
Working Title: Research Technologist  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC 
Starting Salary Range: $15 - $19.44 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Part-time 
Schedule: 24 hours per week 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10003496-SOM Oph Ocular Molecular Biology 
Personnel area: School of Medicine


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