Louisiana State University (LSU)

Research Associate

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA, United States

Research Associate 2:

Job Responsibilities:

A research associate (technician) position is available in the laboratory of Adam Bohnert at Louisiana State University. In collaboration with Alyssa Johnson at LSU, our research group is studying lysosome biology in the context of development and aging using C. elegans and Drosophila as model organisms. We are seeking an individual to join our team who will perform live imaging of fluorescent reporters and carry out microscopy screens. The individual will also organize standard lab operating procedures, prepare lab reagents, and assist other lab members with research projects as needed.


Job Duties:


  • 75% Assists with maintaining lab stocks and reagents, prepare media for animal maintenance and experiments, and perform microscopy of fluorescent reporters in live C. elegans and Drosophila. Scientific techniques will include microscopy, worm and fly genetics, molecular biology (cloning), and biochemistry.
  • 25% Assists with organizing and maintaining standard lab operating procedures, including lab orders/budgets, package receipt and shipment, equipment upkeep, and organization of reagents and protocols. Supervise/train/manage other lab members and students.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in cell, developmental, molecular biology; 1 year experience; Must have significant microscopy experience


Preferred Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s and 2-4 years experience; Experience with C. elegans and/or Drosophila, and molecular biology techniques (cloning, PCR)


Research Associate 3:

Job Responsibilities:

A research associate (technician) position is available in the laboratory of Adam Bohnert at Louisiana State University. In collaboration with Alyssa Johnson at LSU, our research group is studying lysosome biology in the context of development and aging using C. elegans and Drosophila as model organisms. We are seeking an individual to join our team who will perform live imaging of fluorescent reporters and carry out microscopy screens. The individual will also organize standard lab operating procedures, prepare lab reagents, and assist other lab members with research projects as needed.


Job Duties:

  • 75% Independently maintain lab stocks and reagents, prepare media for animal maintenance and experiments, and perform microscopy of fluorescent reporters in live C. elegans and Drosophila. Formulate and perform scientific techniques will include microscopy, worm and fly genetics, molecular biology (cloning), and biochemistry.
  • 25% Organize, maintain and oversee standard lab operating procedures, including lab orders/budgets, package receipt and shipment, equipment upkeep, and organization of reagents and protocols. Supervise/train/manage other lab members and students.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in cell, developmental, molecular biology; or 2-4 years experience; Must have significant microscopy experience


Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree; Experience with C. elegans and/or Drosophila, and molecular biology techniques (cloning, PCR)


Special Instructions:

Please submit 3 references with address and emails; attach a cv, official transcript will be needed upon hire.

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