Lab Technician

Job description

Performs complex data collection, reduction, and laboratory techniques requiring the use of independent judgment. Performs tests and analyses to determine procedures to be used and interprets results; may include basic administrative tasks.

Funding for this position is based on grant funds and therefore continued employment is based on availability of these funds

  • Independently plans, executes, and analyzes experiments and other relative analytical techniques
  • Sets up, prepares and performs assigned experiments
  • Supervision of directed method student research
  • Records and maintains accurate and complete records of all experimental data
  • Assists in the writing and editing of standard operating procedures and manuscripts for publication in refereed journals
  • Maintains various cultures and stocks
  • Provides day-to-day instruction and assistance to student researchers regarding basic lab techniques
  • Responsible for coordinating and ordering materials and supplies, including inventory tasks, along with coordinating and executing other routine laboratory maintenance tasks as assigned
  • Completes periodic safety training and complies with associated safety guidelines

  • Able to deal with multiple projects at one time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, technology, organization, communication (verbal and written), and presentation
  • Proficient with computer applications and programs (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
  • Strong Attention to detail and strong organizational and follow up skills
  • Strong customer service skills and phone etiquette

  • Master’s Degree or Ph.D. from an accredited institution of higher education in related field preferred
  • Two (2) years research experience after the completion of undergraduate study preferred





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Posted: 9/11/2018
Application Due: 11/10/2018
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