The Morgridge Institute for Research is a private, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving human health through interdisciplinary biomedical research, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The Morgridge Institute for Research seeks a Student Lab Assistant to work in Dr. Jing Fan’s Metabolism Lab for summer 2017.
- Lab Cleaning: cleaning, dishes and autoclave bio waste
- Sterilize tips and pipets
- Prepare media and solutions
- Assist with experiments, tasks may include protein/RNA isolation, Western blot, sample preparation, basic data analysis
- Perform other related duties as assigned
We are looking for a student who can start ASAP and work up to 15 hours a week. Hours are flexible. There is also a potential for independent study for students who show initiative and work well in this position.
Ideal candidates will be working towards a bachelor’s degree with a science focus. Prior knowledge and experience with lab equipment is preferred. Candidates must be detail-oriented, demonstrate the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively and they must be able to multitask and work under deadlines.
Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit one document that contains cover letter, resume/CV highlighting relevant coursework and techniques and a current course schedule. Materials must be submitted online via our career portal.