Research Technician II

Seeking a Research Technician to assist with research activities of the Karch Lab at Washington University School of Medicine. To apply, please contact Celeste Karch at or Jacob Marsh at

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs iPSC culture and conducts downstream experiments and screening assays
  • Performs PCR, DNA and RNA extraction, Sanger Sequencing, and immunocytochemistry
  • Works closely with project coordinators, staff scientists, trainees, and technical staff to ensure the success of projects
  • Assists with general lab maintenance and cleaning
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience in molecular, biochemical and cell biological techniques.
  • Experience in techniques such as molecular cloning, PCR, western blot, cell culture, transfection, fluorescence microscopy, and flow cytometry.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and communicate with laboratory staff and investigators
  • Ability to maintain complete and organized records/reports.
  • Reliable, conscientious, and detail-oriented
  • Working knowledge of computer software and general lab equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to be highly productive in a fluid and collaborative work environment