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Research Assistant I Part Time

Apply now Job no: 498594
Work type: Part-Time
Location: Queen Lane Campus - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, College of Medicine

Job Summary

A research assistant position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Liang Oscar Qiang, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at Drexel University College of Medicine for a well-organized and reliable individual to perform cell culture techniques, tissue sectioning, immunohistochemistry, mouse genotyping, and lab maintenance.

Essential Functions

  • General lab maintenance (record keeping, chemical safety, ordering supplies, computer backups, surgical instrument supply replacement, lab cleanliness oversight).
  • Assist PI and lab personnel with performing cell cultures and tissue processing.
  • Perform histology procedures.
  • Mouse genotyping

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience and/or Cell Biology
  • Some experience performing cell cultures and general molecular biological experiments
  • Excellent organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS degree and expertise in culturing hiPSCs and their derivatives
  • Experience handling mice

Physical Demands

  • Typically sitting at a desk/table
  • Lifting demands up to 25lbs


Queen Lane, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as non-exempt with a salary grade of F. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure,

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

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