Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Under the general supervision of a faculty investigator or laboratory supervisor, the Research Technologist is responsible for performing routine analyses and tests on animal or human fluids and/or tissue or cultured cell lines.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Work requires basic use of scientific methods, procedures and techniques gained through previous training and experience.
Uses basic understanding of theory behind experiments and applies basic analytical skills to implement assigned projects, and to identify and trouble-shoot situations needing special attention.
Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform laboratory tests and/or experiments which may include: basic tissue culture, cell separation methods, electrophoretic separations, assays, basic molecular biology, or other specialized histology and biological science techniques.
May utilize in vivo models in experiments.
Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures, counts orders upon receipt.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in biological sciences, chemistry or related field.
Some related post-undergraduate experience in a comparable laboratory, or a significant independent research project, not related to normal course requirements preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:
Western blotting, PCR, cell culture
Ability to work well in groups
General computer skills, with experience with Microsoft Office
Classified Title: Research Technologist Working Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.14 - $19.44; Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am- 5:00pm, 40 hrs/ week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002935-SOM Onc Hematologic Malignancies Personnel area: School of Medicine
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