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Research Scholar, Department of Oral Biology
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Nov. 16, 2022
Title Research Scholar, Department of Oral Biology
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Department of Oral Biology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
    Professional Staff
  • Oral Biology
We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a background in biological sciences to serve as a laboratory technician in the Department of Oral Biology, University at Buffalo, South Campus. Work will be performed in a laboratory that uses a multi-faceted approach to study how the human fungal pathogen Candida albicans interacts with host epithelial cells to cause disease. The successful candidate should be able to manage multiple detail-oriented tasks with minimal supervision, capable of trouble-shooting and critical thinking, self-motivated, dedicated and creative. Excellent organizational skills, ability to work well with others, and willingness to learn new lab techniques and follow instructions are key.

  • Preparation of yeast and mammalian cell cultures
  • DNA/RNA isolation from yeast and mammalian cell cultures
  • Protein purification using chromatography techniques
  • Molecular assays such as real-time qPCR and ELISA
  • Preparation of protein samples and Western blotting
  • Work with laboratory mice (colony management, genotyping)
  • Microscopy (light, epifluorescence, confocal)

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages

About The University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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