We are seeking an experienced research technician for a project aimed at the development of therapeutics for human skin disease. Applicants should have a degree in a biological subject and experience in the following areas: RTqPCR, tissue culture, western blot, fluorescence microscopy, cloning and experience working with in vivo models. Previous experience working in the arenas of genetic disease, skin disease and/or siRNA/antisense oligonucleotides would be a distinct advantage.
The successful applicant will work as part of a multidisciplinary team who are developing nucleic acid-based therapies aimed at dermatological indications and will work under the direction of Dr Robyn Hickerson within the Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery.
This position will be for 12 months initially.
Duties will include:
1. Use of in vitro and in vivo assays to facilitate nucleic acid screening against cutaneous therapy targets
2. Development and testing of cutaneous drug delivery systems
3. Close liaison with members of the multidisciplinary team to deliver set milestones
4. Use of mouse model systems to robustly test therapeutics
How to apply:
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