Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant, Per Diem, for the Division of Radiation Oncology at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The primary purpose of the Temporary Research Assistant, Per Diem position is to conduct research of cancer biology under the direction of the Principal Investigator. Performs experiments and laboratory techniques related to the molecular mechanism of tumor suppressor p53 in tumor suppression and would use molecular biology methods used in the laboratory to study how p53 inhibits tumor progression. These methods include PCR, cloning, western-blot assays, real-time PCR assays, and mouse models, etc. The purpose of this training and research for the Temporary Research Assistant is to learn basic techniques of cancer biology and molecular biology.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
• Maintain experiment records and files.
• Will perform DNA, RNA and protein analysis.
• Understands and adheres to Rutgers’ compliance standards as they appear in RBHS’s Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy. Understands, demonstrates and models the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey core values.
• Performs other related research duties as assigned.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 69,000 students and 22,500 full- and part-time faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.