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Job No. 147250

  • Job Title:
  • Researcher 1- Scientist
  • Employer:
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • Location:
  • Twin Cities , MN
  • Posting Date:
  • 04-Aug-2022
  • Description:
  • Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
    45% Assisting in cancer animal model development, establishing xenograft murine tumors with NSG and wild type mice, carrying out drug dosing via tail vein and IP injection, collecting tumor volume measurements

    45% Preparing proteins for animal studies as needed.

    10% Assisting in maintaining plasmid and cell line database and repository

    Required Qualifications:
    BS in Biological Science, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering or related field; or a combination of related education and work experience to equal four years.
    Experience with plasma protein expression
    Experience with T-cell isolation, proliferation and storage
    Ability to work collaboratively, with a diverse team of students and researchers

    About the Department
    Medicinal Chemistry is a dynamic, multifaceted scientific discipline that is dedicated to the improvement of human health through research that leads to the design and development of safe and effective therapeutic, diagnostic, and environmental agents.

    Our Department consists of a diverse group of faculty members, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and research scientists working at the interface of chemistry and biology and is home to the editorial offices of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry and ACS Infectious Diseases.

    The department is part of the College of Pharmacy and University health sciences, which house nationally and internationally acclaimed programs in the areas of biochemistry, neuroscience, pharmacology, virology, immunology, cancer biology, structural biology, and drug delivery.

    The Graduate Program has been awarding PhD degrees to students for over seventy-five years. The program has a long and distinguished history of being among the top medicinal chemistry programs in the country.

    Working at the University

    At the University of Minnesota, you’ll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.

    The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

    Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
    Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
    Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
    Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
    University HSA contributions
    Disability and employer-paid life insurance
    Employee wellbeing program
    Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
    Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
    Financial counseling services
    Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost
    Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.
  •  Contact information:
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • Twin Cities, MN 55455
  • United States
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