Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Under specific direction, performs a variety of basic and general laboratory research and clerical tasks. May perform tasks related to the research project independently after sufficient training and within specific guidelines and subject to review by supervisor. The main role in this position is to support research performed by graduate students and postdocs in the lab, but depending on proficiency and efficiency, there may be opportunities for more independent scientific growth.
Organize, oversee, and maintain a laboratory mouse colony, including weaning, genotyping, record-keeping, and post-surgical care.
Order laboratory supplies and keep a materials inventory.
Maintain and clean basic laboratory equipment and coordinate occasional service visits for other instruments.
May perform laboratory experiments involving mice, utilizing specific and prescribed techniques and equipment.
May collect project data.
Under direction, may organize and summarize data, and report experiment results using a variety of scientific, word processing, or spreadsheet programs.
As a member of a project team, may assist in the design of laboratory experiments, techniques, and protocols.
This a 1 year term position with possibility of extension contingent on performance and funding.
All formal written offers will be made by FAS HR.
We invite individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to be a part of our community.
Salary Grade: 052
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
Education: College background or equivalent work experience, preferably in a related discipline.
Skills and Experience: At least one year related work experience (relevant course work may count towards experience).
Skills and Experience: Demonstrated abilities in basic laboratory techniques, including research animal handling, helpful but not required. Ability to follow detailed protocols and communicate with other lab members is required.
Working conditions: May be required to lift, move and transport related laboratory equipment. May be required to work with a variety of hazardous materials utilizing appropriate safety precautions. Will be required to work with and handle animals.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 50104BR
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