Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
A position for a full-time entry-level junior laboratory research technician is available in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
Required duties include:
80% Animal Husbandry: • Management of multiple breeding mouse colonies • Genotyping: ear tagging, tail biopsy, DNA isolation, PCR • Euthanasia and tissue collection • Perform pre-clinical animal surgeries • Histology • IACUC protocol generation/modification • Training lab staff/students
15% Record Keeping and Lab Management • Management of multiple breeding mouse colonies • Documentation of genotyping results • Database management • Maintain detailed records / observations • Manage requests from lab staff • Assist with general organization of the lab
5% Meetings • Attend weekly lab meeting and meet with PI to discuss lab projects
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
High School graduation or the equivalent with some science courses and laboratory experience. Equivalent combination of relevant academic and work experience may be substituted.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs including Word, Powerpoint, and Excel
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Previous training in animal sciences and/or mouse genetics
Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 20 lbs frequently
Ability to remain standing frequently
Ability to continuously grasp and manipulate lab equipment
Ability to work in an environment with exposure to moving machinery/equipment; human tissue/fluids/biohazards; chemicals; animals; and confined spaces.
Internal Number: 333243
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