TEMP-Lab/Research Support (Research Tech IV- URGENT - COVID)
Job Title: TEMP-Lab/Research Support (Research Tech IV- URGENT - COVID)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Job ID: 220475
Provide support services in the operation and maintenance of an academic or research laboratory to include performing analyses; setup, operation, maintenance and cleaning of equipment; and maintaining stock of supplies. Specific duties will be determined based on assignment and unit needs. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: academic and/or research faculty members, staff and students This position typically will advise and counsel: lab users This position will supervise: NAResponsibilities
Job Duty 1 -
Setup, operate and maintain instruments and other equipment used in performing lab tests and experiments.
Job Duty 2 -
Order supplies and materials as required; maintain records.
Job Duty 3 -
Setup laboratory media/equipment for demonstrations.
Job Duty 4 -
May clean instruments, glassware and other lab equipment.
Job Duty 5 -
Prepare and process laboratory samples for use in assigned tests.
Job Duty 6 -
Perform other duties as assigned
High school diploma, GED Certificate or Vocational School Diploma
Up to two years of job related experience
This job requires working knowledge in the use of instrumentation and other lab equipment, laboratory processes and procedures specific to assigned lab. Skills in inventory management and the use of specialized computer applications is required.
Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.Other Information A position is available for a 6 month temporary research scientist to perform high throughput PCR screening for the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in a CLIA certified laboratory. Applicants must have a minimum of a PhD degree, or board certification in clinical genetics (ABMGG) or medical technology (ASCP). Additional requirements include demonstrated experience with RNA purification and RT-QPCR. Experience with genetic testing, availability to work each weekday, and ability to meet timelines is required. First-hand knowledge of the KingFisher Flex and Echo 525 automated liquid handlers would be considered as a plus during consideration for the position. The position is for an initial period of 6 months, but may be extended depending on progress with mitigation of COVID-19.