Bar Harbor, ME
5 - 7 years
Posted 400 days ago
Tracking Code 6965Job Description
The Laboratory of Dr. Cathleen Lutz is seeking a highly organized and skilled Research Assistant III. The position will involve performing general laboratory routine procedures such as laboratory maintenance, genotyping, molecular biology and biochemistry (e.g. PCR, western and southern blotting, RNA analyses). Other duties may include advanced phenotyping upon training, such as metabolic cages, electrophysiology recorders, etc.
The RA III may have direct supervisory responsibilities and is accountable to insure the effective training and development program for assigned personnel and to identify and develop staff. The RAIII is responsible to develop training and development programs to strengthen technical and management skills. This position is also responsible for managing laboratory resources, which may include budget and personnel as well as establishing priorities in the use of resources including space, equipment and/or facilities.
The Lutz Lab focuses on the development and characterization of mouse models for human diseases, with an emphasis on optimal use and best practices for research and preclinical drug development. The laboratory works with the NIH, disease foundations and the pharmaceutical industry to improve on existing mouse models and generate new ones, identify modifier genes, and develop assays that facilitate therapeutic development