Research Assistant 2-B/H

Research Assistant 2-B/H

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center | Columbus, OH, 43210, US

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Looking to fill a position in Dr. Polina Shindiapinas Comprehensive Cancer Center laboratory. Our lab is focused on discovering mechanisms of lymphoma cancer development and testing new treatments on mouse models of disease as well as extensive in vitro cell culture work. This lab incorporates basic biological bench techniques and as well as translational studies. Dr. Shindiapinas bio page:

Working at Ohio State brings with it a robust package of total rewards, including market-based compensation, exceptional health benefits, retirement plans, flexible schedules, management training, tuition assistance, on-site childcare, campus athletic and cultural events, and many others. Please visit for detailed information.

This job will include:

  • Performing a variety of molecular biology techniques, including protein/DNA/RNA isolations, Western blots, PCR techniques, etc.

  • Flow cytometry and cell sorting, including spectral flow

  • Cell culture techniques, including primary cell culture and generating new cell lines

  • Processing a variety of mouse tissues and blood samples

  • Data analysis and other statistical techniques

Minimum Education Required:
Bachelors degree in a related science field and at least 3 months of biological lab experience outside of classroom labs.

Required Qualifications:
Potential candidate should have previous experience in a biological research lab, at minimum cell culture work and some molecular biology experience (PCR, Western blots, etc). Requires successful completion of a background check. Qualified candidates may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.

Additional Qualifications Desired:

Candidates with flow cytometry experience will be preferred, but it is not a requirement.

The OSUCCC James is the only cancer program in the United States that features a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center aligned with a nationally rankedacademic medical center and a freestanding cancer hospital on the campus of one of the nations largest public universities.

Pay Range:

$17.10-22.50 per hour.