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The Department of Biomedical Research at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware is seeking a full-time Research Contractor to work in the Motor Neuron Diseases Research Laboratory on externally funded projects that are specifically aimed at preclinical drug discovery in motor neuron diseases. This is a one-year position. Responsibilities include performing experiments using a range of molecular biological, biochemical and cell biological techniques with cell lines and rodent models.
The position requires a Bachelors degree in biology, biochemistry or neuroscience-related field and at least one year of experience in a research laboratory. Computer literacy required. Experience with molecular/biochemical techniques and research rodents as well as knowledge of research methodology are required. Applicants may post their resume on-line at www.nemours.org or send resume with salary requirements and references to Dr. Matthew E. R. Butchbach, Department of Biomedical Research, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, P.O. Box 269, Wilmington, DE 19899. No phone calls, please.
Notation to Human Resources: Applications and resumes for this position should be directed to Dr. Matthew E. R. Butchbach - Department of Biomedical Research
Interoffice location is: E400 Experimental Station, room 4462.
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Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.