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Research Assistant - Molecular Biology Lab

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Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff

Overview: The Pilotte Lab at Quinnipiac University seeks a talented and motivated Research Assistant for a full-time, one-year position with the possibility of renewal. The Pilotte Lab utilizes molecular biology techniques to study parasitology and neglected tropical disease. 
About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review’s “The Best 388 Colleges.” The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.
  • Performing molecular diagnostic assays (PCR, real-time PCR)
  • Performing basic molecular techniques such as cloning, bacterial transformation, etc
  • Performing DNA isolation techniques
  • Maintaining accurate laboratory records
  • Assisting/mentoring undergraduate (and potentially master’s level) students with related work
  • Master's degree in molecular biology or related discipline (microbiology, cellular biology, biology, etc.) required
  • Bachelor's degree with 2+ years of relevant work experience may substitute for the above education requirement
  • The successful candidate must be willing and able to travel (2-4 weeks annually) to assist with training events and with the field collection of samples
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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