Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Bioheat and Mass Transfer Laboratory at the University of Minnesota seeks an experienced biolab technician to assist with multiple research projects related to heat transfer in biological systems. Primary areas of activity include nanoparticle synthesis and characterization, viability and functional testing of cells and tissues, and calorimetry of biological and non-biological systems. The technician will contribute to multiple research projects, general lab maintenance (ordering supplies, maintaining equipment, cleaning, etc.), and lab meetings.
A rough breakdown by % for the job duties is given below:
50% - Assist with experiments
20% - Maintain lab equipment, organization, and cleanliness
15% - Prepare for and participate in lab/research meetings
10% - Learn key scientific background and equipment operation protocols for experiments
5% - Other duties as assigned
BA/BS (in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, or related field, preferred) and one year of related experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience to equal five years.
Experience working in a university or industrial wet lab focused on biomedicine and/or bioengineering. This includes:
Experience working with cells and tissues
Experience presenting results in graphical form
Experience creating and maintaining scientific databases
Strong communication skills
Competence with Microsoft Office Suite
Experience using COMSOL, MATLAB, LabVIEW, Image J, Graphpad Prism, and Endnote
Experience fabricating and using nanoparticles
Experience with calorimetry of biological and non-biological systems
Experience contributing to scientific publications
Internal Number: 329238
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