Hsiri Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • 1400 E. Angela Boulevard, South Bend, IN 46617
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Full-Time Research Scientist/Assistant

Laboratory Research Scientist/Assistant

Position Description:

Hsiri Therapeutics, Inc. at the University of Notre Dame is recruiting for a laboratory Research Scientist/Assistant.  We focus on discovering and developing therapies for infections due to drug resistant bacteria.  Detailed information about the team’s research can be found at https://www.hsiritherapeutics.com/

The Laboratory Research Assistant is responsible for performing animal and in vitro research activities in a laboratory setting at the direction of Hsiri Therapeutics' Director of Microbiology.

Essential Functions:

·         Animal work: various infection models, drug-treatment, surgical procedures, and colony maintenance,

·         In vitro assay: Drug sensitivity assays, Molecular Biology assays, cell culture works, cell cultures, and others,

·         Prepare materials for research studies, including sample collection kits and research documents

·         Administer day-to-day laboratory operations including ensuring quality control and safety compliance, suggesting procedures, and ordering of required components and reporting/resolving technical issues.

·         Perform routine laboratory maintenance and research activities such as: general housekeeping, preparing solutions, media, and buffers, cell cultures, electrophoresis, blotting, mouse colonies management, genotyping, ordering, record keeping, and inventory update etc.

·         Computational skills: GraphPad Prism experience is desirable

·         Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor or Master’s degree is required.

Preferred Education: (preferred) Bachelor or Master’s degree in biology, physiology, biochemistry, immunology, neuroscience, or medicine or in any field related to animal science.

Preferred Experience: Experience with mouse models, drug-development, and/or molecular biology experience is considered a strength.

Other: Consideration may be given for a unique combination of education and experience.

May require training related to occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, shipping of hazardous materials.

Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.

 

Visit http://www.hsiritherapeutics.com to learn more about Hsiri Therapeutics, Inc..