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A laboratory technician position is available in one of the Clinical Research Division’s labs that focuses on solid tumor biology. The main interests of the lab are the study of the lung tumor microenvironment and the ways in which immune system dysfunction actually contributes to lung cancer growth. Additionally, the lab studies pulmonary disorders, such as emphysema, that increase the incidence of lung cancer. The available position will involve laboratory experimentation and maintenance of an animal colony. The ideal applicant will have experience in both areas. Specifically, the ability to handle murine species is required. The applicant will work directly under the lab manager.
One year of college coursewark emphasizing laboratory science or equivalent or one year experience as a Laboratory Tech I or equivalent. College level chemistry courses preferred.