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Job: Cell Biology R&D - Temporary Associate, United Therapeutics, Durham, NC

General Information

Job title:
Cell Biology R&D - Temporary Associate
Job location:
Durham, NC  27709 United States
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Job category:
Research and Development
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Job Description

Conduct and assist in analytical efforts to evaluate tissue, cell and cell-based products for treating lung disease.

• Routinely perform histochemical staining and immunohistochemistry
• Assist in immunohistochemistry control testing, antibody screening and optimization as needed
• Routinely perform image acquisition and analysis using programs such as ImageJ, Matlab
• Maintain high quality laboratory documentation in an internal data management system
• Perform general lab duties to support laboratory operations, including equipment maintenance, autoclaving supplies, preparing solutions & reagents.
• Regularly present and discuss data with laboratory staff and program leaders.
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

• Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Cell or Molecular Biology, or Biomedical Sciences
• 0-2 years of post-baccalaureate laboratory experience in Biology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, or Biomedical Sciences
• Familiarity with fluorescence microscopy or other advanced imaging techniques
• Highly motivated with a genuine curiosity and ability to problem-solve
• Experience with experimental testing (bioassays, cell based or not), ELISAs, western blot and flow cytometry a plus
• Excellent laboratory technique, experience with experimental design a plus
• Ability to work efficiently in a team setting
• Ability to work with a diverse set of co-workers
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Ability to independently follow experimental methods and protocols
• Ability to organize data
• Highly self-motivated
• Ability to initiate routine and day-to-day tasks
(Job number: 3923983)
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