Hyde Park Campus
About the Unit
The Research Technician's principal contribution is providing technical and administrative support for research projects. Under general supervision, performs moderately complex lab and/or research-related duties and tasks. Collects and maintains data and/or specimens. Analyzes data. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents. Maintains and orders equipment and supplies. Helps monitor compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates. Responsibilities may include the following laboratory duties: setting up and performing experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
- Perform research experiments in an immunology research lab.
- Focus on the development of basic research related to sepsis, asthma and other lung diseases and systemic infections.
- Proficiently perform many laboratory techniques such as flow cytometry multiplex assays, ELISA,T cell proliferation assays, qPCR, and tissue culture.
- Perform in vivo and in vitro experiments in a mouse model, and in vitro experiments with human tissue.
- Maintain complete and accurate experimental records.
- Collate and analyze data.
- Record accurate data into computer database.
- Summarize results and assist in interpreting procedural and theoretical finds.
- Maintain laboratory organization, order supplies, keep equipment in working order, and general laboratory duties.
- Knowledge in relevant scientific field preferred.
- Knowledge of research techniques or methods preferred.
- Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures preferred.
- Analytical skills required.
- Problem-solving skills required.
- Attention to detail required.
- Organizational skills required.
- Verbal and written communication skills required.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
- Comfortable interacting with researchers from a diverse set of backgrounds required.
- Basic computer skills with statistics knowledge preferred.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted required.
- Coursework in immunology preferred.
- One year of relevant research experience preferred.
- Experience with flow cytometry, ELISA and cell culture preferred.
Depends on Qualification
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