Job opening - Research Laboratory Technician - Ponce School of Medicine

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One full-time job opening is available for a Research Laboratory Technician in the Endometriosis Research Program at Ponce School of Medicine, in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The selected applicant will be responsible for the following tasks: • Routine laboratory management, including the general upkeep and maintenance of laboratory stocks, supplies, and equipment. • Ordering of supplies and management of laboratory records, quotes, requisitions and laboratory regulatory documents. • Cell culture maintenance including the handling and culturing of several human cell lines. • Conducting experiments using cell and molecular biology techniques including molecular cloning, transfections, cell and tissue culture, protein expression and purification, Western blots, ELISA assays, and qRT-PCR. • Maintenance of a biobank of biological specimens. • Conducting experiments in Reproductive Biology with graduate students and teaching and assisting students and other members of the laboratory under the direction of the principal investigator. Candidates must meet the following requirements: • Bachelor’s Degree in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or a closely related field from a fully accredited institution. • Computer literacy and proficiency in applications such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Powerpoint. • Fully Bilingual (Spanish and English). • Knowledgeable in HIPAA and Human Subject Research regulations • Highly organized, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, people and team work-oriented. • Molecular Biology laboratory experience is highly desired - DNA/RNA techniques, qPCR, Western blot, tissue culture • Salary will depend on qualifications. • Interested candidates must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact information for two (2) references to Dr. Idhaliz Flores (iflores@psm.edu), Microbiology Department, Ponce School of Medicine.

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