Research Technician

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Research Technician
Classification Title Research Technician I
Posting Number R1700159
Employer Research Foundation
Appointment Type
Position Type
Appointment Term
Salary Grade N.4
Strategic Strength

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

This position involves routine molecular biology and biochemistry. The main tasks include purifying recombinant proteins from bacteria (E. coli). This involves preparing plasmids to express the desired proteins, transforming the appropriate E. coli strains, growing the transformed cells, inducing expression of the recombinant protein and finally harvesting the cells and purifying the desired proteins. The purifications are generally done by column chromatography including: nickel agarose affinity, ion exchange, hydrophobic, and size exclusion. Purification will be followed by polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis.

In addition preparing and purifying RNA will be involved.

Minimum Qualifications

Laboratory experience in life sciences such as biology, biochemistry or chemistry.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in a research laboratory and good quantitative skills.

Physical Demands
Salary Range $15,000
Work Hours
FTE 0.50
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should provide a CV, or a description of experiences that prepare you for this position will suffice.

Close DateExternal Closing Date 12/21/2018
Open Until Filled No

Contact Information

Contact's Name Paul Gollnick
Contact's Title Professor
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-4972

Posting Dates

Posted 08/17/2017
Deadline for internal applicants
Deadline for external applicants
Date to be filled

Reference Letters

Number of reference letters required 2
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents