University of Alabama Scientific Research Job – Biology Candidates Apply

University of Alabama Scientific Research Job – Biology Apply

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is seeking a Researcher IV to join a large immunology lab and aid in studies related to immune responses in the mouse intestines.

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Primary Location: University

Job Category: Scientific Research

Organization: 392303010 Anatomic Pathology

Major responsibilities include:

Performing in vivo and in vitro experiments as directed by supervisor and senior lab staff
Training to assist with transgenic engineering of mice
Assisting with maintenance and management of a complex mouse colony
Collecting, entering, summarizing and analyzing data

General Responsibilities

Working with a high degree of independence:

  • To oversee projects within the laboratory
  • To assume responsibility for the day-to-day operation of lab activities.
  • To collect, enter, summarize, analyze, and interpret data.
  • To contribute significantly to the planning/design of studies.
  • To help develop long or short-term goals.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversees projects within the laboratory and assumes responsibility for the day to day operation of lab activities.
  • Contributes significantly to the planning/design of studies.
  • Collects, enters, summarizes, analyzes and interprets data.
  • Monitors results, detects and reports unusual outcomes, develops modifications and provides data to management.
  • Participates and helps develop long or short term goals or strategic business objectives.
  • With direction, contributes to grant proposals and assists in the preparation and editing of grant applications.
  • Supervises lab equipment and supplies.
  • Uses advanced knowledge of lab practices to direct and teach others.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Salary Range $47,486.40 – $85,000.00 Annually

Eligbility Criteria

  • Doctorate in a related field
  • OR Master’s degree in a related field and two (2) years of related experience
  • OR Bachelor’s degree in related field and four (4) years of related experience
  • OR Associate’s degree in related field and six (6) years of related experience
  • Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.


  • Experience with basic immunological techniques: tissue dissociation and cell isolation, multicolor flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry
  • Experience with basic molecular biology techniques: DNA and RNA isolation, PCR and RT-PCR
  • Proficiency with mouse handling, dosing, and tissue harvesting
  • Experience maintaining genetically modified mouse strains

Key Skills

  • Organizational skills
  • Effective time management
  • Technical proficiency
  • Paying attention to detail

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