The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world. The Radiation Oncology Department is seeking a Research Laboratory Technician. The incumbent aids scientists in their experiments by monitoring and recording their findings. Often performs biological or chemical research.Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Maintenance of wildtype and transgenic breeding colonies, experience in genotyping. Experience with preclinical research procedures and research protocols. Familiarity and understanding with IACUC regulations and policies. Processes, organizes and summarizes data. Reports experiment results using a variety of scientific, word processing, spreadsheet or power point applications or program platforms. Aids scientists with experiments and may perform some experiments or some parts of experiments. Keeps records, use computers and computerized equipment for research, and may assist with analysis of research data. Maintains lab supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, placing and expediting orders for supplies and verifying receipt of supplies. Performs various editorial duties and works closely with research members to provide proofreading for manuscripts and grant proposals as well as writing support for lab protocols. Ensures compliance with all applicable safety regulations in conjunction with the lab and safety and regulatory offices. Coordinate and carry out shipments of laboratory reagents. Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: LVT or Bachelor degree in biological sciences preferred. One year of relevant work experience. Ability to take initiative. Excellent communication skills. Ability to interact well across diverse scientific and professional disciplines. Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Applications. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!
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