The Research Lab Tech I reports to Dr. Lucio Comai and works as part of a research team. This person will provide laboratory assistance to support his lab research activities. The final candidate will conduct research experiments in accordance with laboratory and safety protocols, perform assignments which are non routine and vary in complexity with minimal direction, compile data and compute results for a variety of research procedures, tests and techniques, maintain lab supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; making common stock buffers and reagents, maintain the lab mouse colony (animal husbandry), and ensure compliance with all applicable safety regulations in conjunction with the lab and safety and regulatory offices.
Minimum Education: High school or equivalent, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 6 - 12 months, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Ability to follow detailed instructions, oral and written
Internal Number: REQ20090121
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