Research Associate | Los Angeles, CA - Job.com

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The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L. A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the Trojan Family, which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

USCs Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, Neurobiology Department is seeking a Research Associate join its team.

The ideal candidate must be experienced with protein expression and purification, culturing and transfecting mammalian cell lines, immunoblotting and immunoprecipitation.

**Job responsibilities include:**

Plans, designs and conducts highly technical and complex research projects independently and in consultation with supervisor.

Identifies, researches, compiles and evaluates data sources, background information and/or technology related to area of specialization.

Analyzes and evaluates research data utilizing computers and provides interpretations requiring significant knowledge of a specialized area of research. Searches literature, utilizing all available resources including electronic, regarding new methodology and designs experiments accordingly.

Contributes to the development of research documentation for publication and/or prepares technical reports, papers and/or records.

Operates and maintains sophisticated laboratory/scientific equipment.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

**The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity. **

Minimum Field of Expertise

Directly related education and experience in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods.

Preferred Experience

Experience with protein expression and purification, culturing and transfecting mammalian cell lines, immunoblotting and immunoprecipitation.

*Requisition ID:* 1001196

*Position ID:* P01421881

*Academic Title:* Research Associate

*Department:* Neurobiology

*Location:* University Park Campus

*Employment Type:* Full-Time

*Employment Terms:* New, Grant Funded

*Hiring Range:* DOE

*Job Category:* Laboratory and Research

*FLSA:* Exempt

*Minimum Education:* Ph. D. or equivalent doctorate

*Minimum Experience:* 1 year

*Quicklink for Posting:* http://jobs. usc. edu/postings/25526

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