Research Technician (Imaging)

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a Research Technician to perform basic research in a laboratory working at the interface of imaging, developmental biology and cancer.

Responsibilities include the dissection of cellular and molecular mechanisms using molecular biology including PCR, cloning and vector construction, and RNA techniques including in situ hybridization and RT-PCR, interfaced with 2-photon and confocal microscopy. 

The successful candidate will have experience in a research laboratory setting and with widefield, confocal and 2-photon microscopy for image collection and image analysis, excellent organization and communication skills; attention to detail; and the ability to work in a team oriented environment.

Applicants must have an Master’s of Science degree in biology, molecular biology genetics, biochemistry or a related field,  or a Bachelor’s of Science in a related field with at least 1 year of laboratory experience.

Application Instructions:  For considerations to a research position, please submit (1) a current resume, (2) an official undergraduate/graduate transcript, and (3) at least two letters of recommendation to careers@stowers.org or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute  1000 E 50th Street Kansas City, MO 64110.