Research Assistant- Physiology

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Memphis, TN

Job posting number: #7092856

Posted: January 26, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of the Principal Investigator the Research Assistant will assist in an ongoing research project through the usage of small animals, chemicals, and biological materials.


Perform basic researcher techniques such as: DNA isolation, plasmid purification, protein gel electrophoresis, RNA Purification, RT-PCR, DNA and other techniques and protocols as requested.
Handle and maintain small animals, breeding and genotyping
Assists/collaborates with postdoctoral fellows in the lab.
Maintain equipment in proper working order and maintain clean work areas
Creates and maintain electronic databases; keep comprehensive lab records and experimental data.
Perform other duties as necessary.


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in one of the biological or life sciences, or a related field . Knowledge of biology and animal physiology OR Combination of college course work and work experience to equal eight (8) years. Knowledge of PC and/or Apple computers, including word processing, spreadsheet management (excel) and presentations required. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)

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Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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