Position of Laboratory Technician
The laboratory of Prof. Christopher Antos is seeking applications for the position of laboratory technician，which reports to group PI. Dr. Antos and his laboratory colleagues are interested in understanding the how human heart and limbs can be induced to regenerate. The Antos Laboratory researches how the zebrafish regenerates its heart and its appendages. Because the zebrafish and humans have significant similarities in gene expression and cell biology, researching how this fish regenerates its heart and its appendages should lead to a better understanding on how to induce regeneration in human heart and limb tissues.
This work encompasses current cell biology, molecular methods, advanced microscopy and fish animal husbandry. The Laboratory Technician will help set up and maintain the general running of the laboratory (ordering equipment, ordering supplies, help monitor the laboratory budget, manage laboratory equipment, interacting with company representatives, help with ShanghaiTech administrative work associated with running laboratory, etc.). Time will also be dedicated to training the technician in current experimental methods. The Laboratory Technician will be involved in carrying out experiments that contribute to publications in international science journals. For the Laboratory Technician, Dr. Antos guarantees a working environment that will help the Laboratory Technician to expand his or her knowledge in experimental research and to interact with professional colleagues from around the world.
Applicants with the following skills are preferred: basic comprehension and speaking ability in English, willingness to communicate in English and Chinese, knowledge in standard cell and molecular biology methods, willingness to continually learn additional cell and molecular biology techniques, able to provide logistical help with incoming international colleagues, able to professionally interact with ShanghaiTech University staff and colleagues, able to work with Microsoft Office programs and willingness to learn to use programs that run various laboratory equipment.
Applicants interested in this position should direct questions or apply to email@example.com ，CC to Professor Antos (firstname.lastname@example.org) and to Mr. Xiaoguang (email@example.com)
Interested Applicants need to provide
1. Application cover letter describing your interests and professional goals (in English).
2. Current Curriculum Vitae
3. One or more Letters of Recommendation from previous supervisors or teachers (preferably in English)
3)简历或推荐信也可发送到邮箱 firstname.lastname@example.org, 抄送clantos@shanghaitech.edu.cn,