Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
University of Idaho
Division/College: College of Science
Employee Category: Classified
Pay Range: $15.00 per hour or more depending on experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The research technician will be in charge of laboratory operations (including supplies and stocks, organization, waste management) and the care and maintenance of zebrafish colonies, and will also perform routine procedures (molecular biology, biological sample preservation/processing, immunostaining), as well as research experiments and analysis of resulting data. The research technician will help in training and assisting other lab members, and will assist in training and supervision of undergraduate researchers.
Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelors degree in field of biological sciences. - At least 6 months of research and/or laboratory experience.
Preferred Qualifications: - Ability to execute and complete tasks in timely fashion. - Demonstrated ability to work independently in a collaborative environment. - Demonstrated capability of organized and complete record keeping. - Experience with research lab operations and organization. - Experience working with zebrafish. - Experience with histological techniques, such as immunofluorescence. - Experience with fluorescent microscopy, including image analysis. - Experience with molecular biology techniques. - Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills. - Experience working on independent research project(s).
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002542P
Posting Date: 07/29/2020
Closing Date: 8/12/2020
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions: Applicants: Please ensure that your letter of qualification outlines how you meet all of the required qualifications and any applicable preferred qualifications.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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