The University of Nevada Las Vegas Genomics Core Facility is

Laboratory technician: experienced in molecular biological, microbiology,
and tissue culture.
As a part of the Wing lab in the School of Life Sciences at UNLV, you will be engaged in
fundamental research relating to different aspects of bacterial pathogenesis. You will be
involved in the following areas
 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY: Cloning of DNA, expression and purification of recombinant
proteins in bacteria
 MICROBIOLOGY: Bacterial culture and aseptic techniques
 CELL CULTURE: Growth and maintenance of cell lines
 PROTEIN CHEMISTRY: 2D gel analysis and Western Blotting
 DATA MANAGEMENT: Use of different programs for data evaluation. Use of basic
computer programs such as spreadsheets, graphing, and word processing.
Additional responsibilities will include organization of the Wing laboratory, tracking of orders,
and training of junior personnel. The ideal candidate will have a B.S. in Life Sciences (M.S.
preferred) comprehensive experience in molecular biology, microbiology and a fundamental
knowledge of tissue culture handling. Of course up to date training will be given here on site. We
expect you to be a team player and to have good communication and writing skills in English.
The position includes a competitive salary and benefit package including access to
individual health plans and a retirement savings program.
For consideration, submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three
references to:
Helen Wing, Ph.D.
School of Life Sciences
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-4004
Phone (702) 895-5382
Fax (702) 895-3956