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A research technician position (full-time) is immediately available in the Bielas laboratory within Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Translational Research Program. The Bielas lab pursues a broad-based methodological approach to elucidate the fundamental and clinical implications of nuclear and mitochondrial DNA mutations in the pathogenesis of cancer and age-related disease.
This position will work under the Principal Investigator and work with the laboratory personnel. The individual will use discretion and judgment in carrying out the following job duties. In addition to work aiding other in the laboratory, the individual will be responsible for conducting and completing an individual research project. Responsibilities include:
We are looking for a dynamic, highly organized, and highly motivated individual who will be responsible for performing standard and investigative laboratory work in support of scientific research. A strong background in molecular and cellular biology including cloning, transfection/infection of cells, and PCR is essential. Experience in bioinformatics, tissue culture, QPCR, ddPCR, NGS, mutational assays, and FACs is highly desirable.