Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy in Centre Universitaire Sant Mcgill Montréal
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RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF THE MUHC
The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and hospital research centre. Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Institute is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The RI-MUHC is supported in part by the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS).
This job posting is for a Research Assistant at Dr. Donald Vinh’s Laboratory, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre. The “Infectious Disease Susceptibility Laboratory” is focused on identifying and characterizing genetic immunodeficiencies that confer susceptibility to infectious diseases in humans, and more specifically on the identification of new causal genes and on understanding their pathophysiology using cell and molecular biology. This unique research is based on studies of actual patients evaluated in Dr. Vinh’s clinic.
The research assistant must have experience with the following activities:
- Isolate cells (PBMC, neutrophils) from human blood,
- Capacity to establish cell lines,
- Conduct cell culture experiments,
- Experience with the following molecular biology techniques: cellular mRNA and protein isolation, PCR, cell stimulation experiments, cytokine measurements, gene expression (real-time PCR) analysis, Western blot, etc.
- Participate in the day-to-day management of the laboratory, including ordering materials and reagents, support for the supervision of students, etc.
- Perform flow cytometry, autonomous experience with flow cytometry is strongly desired,
- Experience with transfection studies, DNA mutagenesis and vector construction.
Education / Experience
- The candidate should have a strong background with several years’ experience that includes experience with tissue culture, molecular biology, and genetic manipulation'
- An academic background with a M.Sc. is a strength,
- Good communication and organizational skills, ?
- Ability to take initiative, set priorities, time-manage, and resolve problems,
- Ability to work in a team,?
- Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint),
- Fluent in English and French (written and spoken),
- Be flexible to meet potential participants in the study.
Status : Temporary, Full-time (35 hours/week), 12 months (potential for renewal)
Pay Scale : Salary to be determined based on experience and qualifications.
Work Shift : 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mondays to Fridays
Work Site : Research Institute - McGill University Health Centre (Glen site)
To learn more about our benefits, please visit http://rimuhc.ca/en/compensation-and-benefits
THIS IS NOT A HOSPITAL POSITION.
NOTE: The masculine gender has been used for brevity and includes the feminine gender.
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