Lab Aide (Work Study)
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The Lund Laboratory is recruiting a work-study student to assist with basic laboratory maintenance. This may include:
- Provide basic support to the laboratory
- Assist with murine colony
- Assist with genotyping/PCR
- Stock lab products
- Autoclave and remove biohazard trash
- Prepare reagents
- Perform general lab maintenance/upkeep
- Assist with set-up of experiments and work with biohazardous materials, HIV and HSV
- Perform other duties as assigned
Off-Campus Work Study authorization is required for this position. All students must provide a Financial Aid Award Letter or an Authorization to work off-campus to verify their eligibility if selected for this position.
- A high school diploma or GED is required.
- Currently enrolled in college.
- No previous experience is necessary.
- Knowledge of computer usage (especially use of spreadsheets and databases) is highly desirable.
- Accuracy and attention to detail is essential.
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