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Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 2205524
An immediate opening is available for a Research Assistant 1 in a lab in the Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The focus of the lab is studying extracellular vesicles and extracellular RNA in the regulation of inflammation and cancer. The ideal candidate will have experience with molecular and/or cellular biology. A willingness to work with mice is required. All candidates must be quick learners, self-motivated, organized, reliable and good communicators. Prior experience with immunology, extracellular vesicles, RNA biology and/or cancer biology will be useful, but is not required.
It is expected that this lab member will spend ~90% of her/his time performing research projects and ~10% of her/his time on general lab duties (i.e. regulatory documentation, ordering, managing lab supplies).
The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt has a long and rich history of excellence in teaching, clinical service, and research. Our collaborative efforts in personalized medicine in cancer, pharmacogenomics and the creation of Diagnostic Management Teams are at the "leading edge" of a revolution in the practice of pathology. The department lives and breathes our mantra that we are a "laboratory of the whole" for defining the future of pathology. We are committed to taking a leadership role in both basic and translational research in these areas of focus.
POSITION: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
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