ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY (IN-ANAT-IUINA)
Dr. Norlander's lab investigates immune-mediated mechanisms contributing to the development and pathogenesis of hypertension and allergy/asthma.
- Understands and follows experimental protocols.
- Records, compiles, interprets, and communicates data/results.
- Performs calculations involving molarity, % solutions, and serial dilutions.
- Works with mice: weaning and genotyping.
- Performs in vivo experiments using allergy/asthma models, models of hypertension, and models of viral infections.
- Performs animal harvests for and the processing of tissues.
- Performs lab techniques such as: Flow cytometry - staining of and acquiring samples, RNA isolation, protein isolation, Real-time PCR, traditional PCR, ELISAs, Western Blotting.
- Obtains cell culture of immune cell populations from mice and humans.
- Prepares, operates, and troubleshoots equipment in experimental procedures.
- Performs a wide variety of complex experiments and reports results.
- Keeps organized analytical data of performed experiments.
- Provides support for equipment maintenance as needed.
- Acts as a liaison to students and laboratory personnel for training.
- Maintains laboratory supply requisition and management.
- May train junior-level staff.
- May help plan experiments or short-term goals.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
- Bachelor's degree in science or related field
- Proficient communication skills
- Maintains a high degree of professionalism
- Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
- Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
- Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
- Highly thorough and dependable
Working Conditions / Demands
- Basic experience in a laboratory
- Demonstrates an understanding of acceptable procedures and techniques
The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The role frequently requires the ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Work Location
Indianapolis, IndianaWork Hours
Some work on weekends will be needed if required to complete an experiment.Benefits Overview
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
- Multiple plan options for medical insurance
- Dental insurance
- Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
- Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
- Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
- Additional supplemental retirement plan options
- Tuition benefit for IU classes
- 10 paid holidays per year
- Generous Paid Time Off
- Paid Parental Leave
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job Classification
Career Level: Intermediate
Job Function: Research
Job Family: Research Analysis
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