The Mechanical Adaptations Laboratory is seeking an undergraduate researcher beginning July 1, 2019. Please see the details below:
Undergraduate research position
Application opens June 5th – Reviews will start immediately and continue until positions are filled
Start date: July 1st
End date: May 2020 (renewal based on performance)
The Mechanical Adaptations Laboratory is seeking a motivated individual to work on a biomedical research project on stem cell aging. The project scope includes developing primary bone marrow cell extraction method from aged mice.
Hours: Full time as allowable during summer and spring
Job Requirements (Training will be provided)
- Be a sophomore or junior undergraduate
- Ability to commit up to 6hr in the laboratory uninterrupted
- Ability to be in the lab 5 days a week (up to 1 hr per day)
- Available for the entire performance period until May 2020
- Perform aseptic cell culture
- Handling biologic tissues
- Perform qPCR
We are looking for motivated and flexible individuals who are competent in learning new methods. This is a biology related project meaning that sometimes you will be challenged work more than you have planned. If completing a job you have started is a priority for you, this is the right position. An ideal candidate would be a sophomore or junior in a biomedical related field (Science or Engineering both acceptable) who is hardworking, self-reliant, well-organized and interested in biomechanics. Seniors will be considered based on interview. This job would be an excellent opportunity gain research experience in a growing and exciting field of biomedical engineering. Please check out our website for more information.
Send your resume, unofficial transcript, a brief cover letter to Dr. Gunes Uzer (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will start immediately on a rolling basis and selected students will be contacted for an interview asap.