Here at Seattle Children's we are united by a compelling mission: We provide hope, care and cures to help every child to live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Seattle Children's Research Institute is among the top 5 in National Institutes of Health funding - a sign that our physician-scientists are leaders in research that improves the outlook for children with a wide range of conditions.
Come join our team!
The Research Technician III position will be supporting a large human genomics and stem cell team. We are looking for someone who is extremely proficient with a wide variety of molecular and cellular biology methods including DNA extraction from a wide variety of human samples, PCR-based sequencing methods, cloning, tissue culture methods, microscopy, and immunostaining.
This position is with the Mirzaa Lab. http://www.seattlechildrens.org/research/integrative-brain-research/our-labs/mirzaa-lab/
Perform laboratory procedures and investigative work as part of a very active research team. Perform a variety of moderately complex investigative/technical procedures involving molecular biology, genetics and reprogramming methods
Interpret complex research results and determine whether they are consistent with experimental goals
Modify experimental procedures or techniques to obtain optimal experimental results
Assist in the assembly, organization and interpretation of research data.
Assist in the planning, execution and analysis of research experiments.
Maintain and update research facilities and experimental protocols.
Perform laboratory management tasks including inventory maintenance and updates, ordering reagents and supplies, supervising and training junior techs and students.
Seattle Children's Employer Highlights
- Bachelors Degree in biology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, molecular or cellular biology, chemistry, or related field
- At least four (4) year of experience in a laboratory/research setting and/or experience with molecular and cellular biology methods, including work with DNA, RNA, protein and cell cultures, as detailed above.
- Experience in analyzing data using spreadsheets and statistical analysis techniques.
- Extensive skills in tissue culture methods
- Excellent experience with fluorescent or confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, and cell sorting
- Experience in informatics, statistical methods and data analysis
- Experience with human reprogramming (stem cell) technologies (preferred but not mandatory)