Research Technician - Li Lab

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a full-time Research Technician join the Linheng Li Lab ( The lab mainly focuses on the hematopoietic and intestinal systems to study stem cell development.

Primary responsibilities for this position include RNA isolation, tissue isolation, animal handling, tissue culture and immunostaining of cells. Additional responsibilities include biochemical procedures involving protein-protein interactions, and/or confocal microscopy.

The successful candidate will be familiar with current molecular methods including DNA preparation, PCR amplification, restriction digests, basic DNA cloning and sterile techniques for cell culture. Experience in microscopy, tissue culture methods and/or protein purification is beneficial.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any of the life sciences (e.g., animal science, biology, microbiology, aquaculture). Basic computer skills and a working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word are required. In addition, the candidate will be required to become ALAT certified through AALAS. Weekend and Holiday work will be required.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a current CV and cover letter to or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110.