Research Assistant - Nadeau Lab

  • MaineHealth
  • Scarborough, ME, USA
  • Oct 09, 2021

Job Description


  • Position Summary
    • The Research Assistant will be responsible for managing the various mouse studies, including setting-up crosses, allocating mice to the various tests, arranging collection of biomaterials (blood, tissues at autopsy), genotyping (PCR) of mutants in breeder colonies and in test crosses, conducting metabolic assays, arranging assays off-campus, shipping samples to collaborators for analysis, maintaining records for the mouse colony and for the various genetic and phenotype assays, and working closely with the PI, project staff and collaborators to ensure good progress and meticulous results.

      Candidates with less than the required degree and experience will be considered.

    Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.
    • License/Certifications: N/A
    • Experience: 2 + years of relevant experience.
    • Demonstrated ability above that of a Research Assistant II.
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and work effectively.
    • Visual acuity, manual dexterity, math skills and a scientific acumen are required.

Additional Information

Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.