Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Institute for NanoBioTechnology is seeking a Research Technologist to perform laboratory tests, animal experiments, and equipment maintenance by following established protocols or with appropriate instruction. Establish protocols for new techniques/methods. Assist and coordinate financial and administrative activities for laboratory and with financial staff. Train new laboratory members and facilitates productive research progress.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the upkeep of laboratory, including ordering and inventory management of laboratory supplies and reagents as well as equipment maintenance.
Performs and assists with laboratory experiments, including experiments with animals (mouse/rat).
Trains new group members, including postdocs and graduate students, in basic laboratory skills
Addresses problems in routine laboratory processes.
Analyzes the experimental data and prepares figures and tables using GraphPad, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Illustrator, ImageJ, and others.
Coordinates with financial staff to reconcile and track lab purchases. Assists in preliminary review of accounts in preparation of quarterly review.
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field. Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
Prior research experience in tissue engineering and metabolism is preferred
Prior experience conducting microscopy, NMR, and image analysis.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical/laboratory environment.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.14 - $19.44/Hour; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department Name: Institute for NanoBioTechnology Personnel Area: Whiting School of Engineering
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