We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a bachelor/master’s degree in cell biology or other related field to join our research team. The ideal candidate will enjoy having broad responsibilities and is skilled at working on multiple projects concurrently. The Research Technician will carry out tasks related to contract work to be conducted on fresh patient tumor tissue for clients, as well as company-internal research & development efforts.
The main responsibilities of the position are to:
•Perform experiments under supervision using ex-vivo and cell-based assays including, but not limited to, validating targets and test mode of action of therapeutics, in accordance with contractual agreements between Nilogen and third-party clients.
•Experience with cell culture handling
•Perform multicolor flow cytometry experiments
•Previous work with nucleic acid handling
•Prepare technical reports to clearly communicate research findings
•Perform other duties as assigned
Location: Tampa, FL
Preferred hours: Tuesday –Saturday, 10am –6pm
•Experience in cancer biology or related field, areas of research interest include but are not limited to immuno-oncology; tumor metabolism; cancer signaling; and tumor microenvironment.
•Proficiency in standard biochemical, cellular and molecular techniques(DNA/RNA extraction and quantification), experience with single cell RNAseq is preferred.
•Experience with multi-color flow cytometry required.
•FlowJo experience preferred.
•Tissue handling and histology experience preferred.
•Strong analytical skills, task oriented including expertise in the analysis of data.
•Ability to appropriately communicate sensitive information and to judge how and with whom this information should be shared.
•Advanced computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office suite of applications.
•Ability to foster a collaborative, customer-oriented working environment.
•Demonstrated record of initiative, problem solving, and adaptability.
•Strong listening, communication, and collaboration skills.