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Full-Time Research Technician in the Pundir Lab - University of Guelph

Province: Guelph, Ontario
Position: Full-Time Research Technician in the Pundir Lab
Deadline: August 31, 2024

Job Description / Duties

We welcome applications from motivated and organized individuals for a Research Technician. The Pundir Lab uses custom-designed mouse lines to focus on innate immunity, investigating cellular and molecular mechanisms of host-microbe interactions. The applicant will perform experiments to advance key research projects defined by Dr. Pundir. These projects will involve working closely with graduate and undergraduate students in the laboratory. The position is full-time (35 hours/week) and available immediately; however, the start date is flexible but preferably no later than June 2024. The position is within Grant & Trust Funded Administrative & Technical (GTAT) Staff Salary Band B.

Typical duties may include some or all of the following:
• Performing experimental procedures under the direction of Dr. Pundir
• Organizing laboratory stock, maintaining inventory, ordering supplies as required
• Operating, maintaining and troubleshooting problems with basic lab equipment
• Enforcing lab safety rules, environmental and biosafety protocols

Qualifications / Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications
• A B.Sc. degree or equivalent in Biomedical Science or a related field
• At least one year of previous research experience is preferred.

The applicant must demonstrate technical expertise in:
o Working with mouse models
o Mammalian cell culture
o Knowledge of flow cytometry is an asset

Additional Information

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and the contact information of three references to Dr. Priyanka Pundir (ppundir@uoguelph.ca). Applicants will be notified before contacting the references.

The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. We offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph and in the Pundir Lab, fostering a culture of inclusion is an imperative. We invite and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in higher education.

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