OPS Lab and Administrative Assistant

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Sep 25, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
OPS Lab and Administrative Assistant

Job no: 514421
Work type: Temp Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants

Classification Title:

Lab and Administrative Assistant; OPS Technician

Job Description:

A fulltime position consisting of a broad range of laboratory and administrative duties is available. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required. Requires strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions with good work ethic. Some prior laboratory experience is required in order to build upon for basic molecular/biochemical techniques and histological analyses associated with the study of muscular dystrophy.

Job responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Laboratory (the majority of the time in this positon will be devoted to laboratory duties):

  • Cryosectioning, staining, and imaging tissues for histochemistry, brightfield, and immunofluorescent microscopy
  • Extracting DNA, RNA, and protein from biological samples for genotyping, PCR, qPCR, and Western Blot analysis
  • Molecular biology, including digestion of samples, setting up and running PCR, gel extraction, gel imaging
  • Preparing research drugs for administration
  • Administering mouse treatments
  • Assisting lab manager with chores around the lab, such as cleaning and organizing of lab areas, updating inventories, supply management, autoclaving, etc.
  • Communicating and collaborating effectively as part of a team
  • Administrative:

  • Assisting with seminar series such as creating flyers and itineraries for seminar speakers, editing and posting seminar recordings, as well as assisting with escorting speaker and presentation set up on seminar days
  • Assistance with conference organization/preparation, document preparation, website updates, and general correspondence
  • Other miscellaneous administrative duties such as regular website updates, creating and updating spreadsheets and various documents.
  • Expected Salary:

    $10 - $12/hour

    Minimum Requirements:

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    Preferred Qualifications:
    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    "In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume."

    Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

    Health Assessment Required:"Yes"

    Advertised: 12 Aug 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: 10 Nov 2020 Eastern Standard Time

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