1. Performs equipment maintenance and repair. Modifies and adjusts equipment and apparatus according to experiment and specifications. 2. Creates instructional materials. Oversees and instructs support staff and students in laboratory techniques and equipment usage. 3. Performs specialized scientific/laboratory procedures and techniques. Formulates scientific solutions and media. 4. Maintains laboratory facilities and work areas. Orders supplies, equipment, and apparatus for laboratory experiments. 5. Performs additional functions incidental to laboratory activities.
Preferred Education: B.S. or M.S. degree in biology or related field preferred. Proficiency in histology, antibody staining, fluorescence in situ hybridization, and fluorescence/confocal microscopy is strongly preferred. One year experience in rodent handling is strongly preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: B.S. or M.S. degree in biology or related field preferred. Proficiency in histology, antibody staining, fluorescence in situ hybridization, and fluorescence/confocal microscopy is strongly preferred. One year experience in rodent handling is strongly preferred.
Posting Position Title: Laboratory Assistant 3
Required Skill/ability 3: Excellent written and spoken English. Excellent communication skills.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Laboratory Assistant in Neuroscience
Required Skill/ability 1: Proficiency in molecular biology (plasmid construction via restriction and/or Gibson cloning).
Required Skill/ability 4: Dependability. Excellent attendance and punctuality.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to work independently, within a team, and under direct supervision.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 58137BR
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