Research Technician

Research Technician

Long Island University

Greenvale, NY, United States

College of Veterinary Medicine
Long Island University

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Long Island University (Post Campus) invites applications for a full-time Research Technician position available immediately in the airway inflammation and therapeutics research lab of Omar Tliba, DVM, PhD. The lab research emphasis is the pharmacology and therapeutics of airway diseases. Specifically, the lab focuses on themes of airway biology, corticosteroid resistance, glucocorticoid signaling, and cytokine networks in airway cells and precision medicine (Durham A et al., Curr Pharm Des. 2011). The lab uses a wide variety of approaches and models to study glucocorticoid signaling, airway cell biology and pro-inflammatory cytokine gene expression.

Duties:

• Perform western blot analysis.

• Perform DNA and RNA isolations, PCR, and qPCR.

• Perform cell culture.

• Assist with animal husbandry as needed.

• Maintain a daily log of experiments.

• Ordering supplies and assist in organization and day-to-day lab operations.

Qualifications: BA or BS in Biology or related life sciences and a minimum of 0 to 1 year of research experience. Required skills: Previous experience working with cell culture, qPCR, and/or western blot is preferred; ability to troubleshoot to acquire the best experimental conditions; excellent written and oral communication skills and multi-tasking, time management, and organization.

Applications should be created through LIU On-Line Application portal: http://apptrkr.com/1325660

To receive full consideration the following documents should be uploaded: (1) a cover letter of intent indicating desired start date and summarizing future goals and research interests (2) names and email contact information for three references, and (3) updated curriculum vitae.

Additional information may be obtained from Dr. Tliba at omar.tliba@liu.edu. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate has been hired. Long Island University conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

A competitive salary and benefit package is offered upon employment.

LIU is an equal opportunity employer. LIU is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. LIU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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