Job Details
Posting Date
15/02/2021 Expiry Date 15/03/2021 Job Reference Number: 1588-2021-02-15T13:23:03
Research of Assistant Immuno-oncology
Category Research
College Departments
Department Sharjah Institute for Medical Research
Job Purpose

  • The Sharjah Institute for Medical Research (SIMR) is currently recruiting a research assistant in the Immuno-Oncology Group.
  • The candidate should hold a master degree in Cell Biology.
  • Responsible for histological processing of paraffin and frozen samples, including block processing, tissue embedding, sectioning blocks, performing immunolabelling and histochemical staining, optimization of antibody staining, digital imaging and quantification using software such as ImageJ. Single and double staining of antibodies is highly recommended.
  • Must be familiar with basics of cell culture and molecular biology techniques.


Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. Manage the day to day running of the Immuno-Oncology research group laboratory
  2. Manage the ordering, stock taking and budget for the group
  3. Perform research projects assigned to him/her by the group members.

Job Specific Accountabilities
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Required Skills --
Preferred Qualification & Experience

Master degree in Cell Biology or a closely related field. 

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
Competencies

  • Major competence should be in histological processing of paraffin and frozen samples, including block processing, tissue embedding, sectioning blocks, performing immunolabelling and histochemical staining, optimization of antibody staining, digital imaging and quantification using software such as ImageJ. Single and double staining of antibodies is highly recommended.
  • Knowledge of isolating all types of immune cells, animal handlings, cell culturing, techniques such as PCR, qRT-PCR, western blot, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, ELISA assay, calcium mobilization assay, among others
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enable him/her to smoothly interact with staff and faculty at the institute.
  • Ability to work as part of a team


Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Master's degree
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all