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Research Assistant - Cancer Biology

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Date: Nov 3, 2017

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Research Assistant

 (Non-Exempt, Professional Hourly)

Department of Cancer & Cell Biology

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine


The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica


The Department of Cancer Biology at University of Cincinnati is seeking a self-motivated individual to assist the research on transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of gene expression in breast cancer and further development of RNA-based nano-theraputics for treatments.  Part of the responsibility is to assist the daily running of the laboratory. This includes but not limited to: ordering and organizing laboratory supplies and records, assisting experiments involving basic biochemical, molecular and animal experiments by following the protocols. Previous experience and knowledge with protein and RNA purification, immunostaining and mouse colony management and surgery are advantageous.  Opportunity for independent research is also available depending on experience and interest.


Position Qualification: The position requires a minimum BS (preferred MS) degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and other Biological Sciences, or in a related field with experience and strong interest in laboratory research.


Ideal Qualifications: Prior experience with laboratory research is a plus.


Interested candidates should apply at by searching position number #20705.


This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 20705


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Biochemistry, Cancer Research, Research Assistant, Molecular Biology, Science, Research, Healthcare

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