Research Technologist-2

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

20125 Pathology

About the Unit

Job Information

Job Summary:

Under supervision, the Research Support Assistant performs and assist with immunology experiments and bioinformatic analysis of gene expression experiments. Independently manage mouse colony breeding and genotyping. Participate in laboratory meetings regarding current research and other lab activities. Assist with organizing laboratory, ordering supplies, and training of lab members.


  • Perform and assist with immunology experiments under supervision of postdoctoral researcher or graduate student.
  • Assist with experiments that involve transgenic mouse colony breeding and genotyping; bioinformatic analysis of gene expression experiments.
  • Participate in laboratory meetings regarding current research and other lab activities.
  • Assist with organizing laboratory and ordering supplies.
  • Maintains a safe environment for others and self; adheres to safety policies and procedures.

  • Ability to interact with a diverse workforce
  • Ability to manage deadlines
  • Ability to work as a member of a team as well as independently
  • Analytical thinking

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Experience in research lab environment required
  • Basic immunology coursework preferred
  • Skill in mouse breeding and genotype analysis preferred
  • Computer proficiency required

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to work in a competitive environment and mental demands of scientific experiments.
  • Willing and able to work extended or flexible work day and weekends depending on experiments preferred
  • Regularly required to stand and sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus
  • Visual acuity is an essential element of this position
  • May be required to walk for prolonged periods

Required Documents:
  • Resume

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

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Job No:
Posted: 4/10/2018
Application Due: 6/6/2018
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