Research Laboratory Technician (Microbiology and Immunology)
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-05
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About This Position
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a Research Laboratory Technician. This position will assist scientists in their experiments by monitoring and recording their findings. Will often perform biological or chemical research for antibody responses in monkeys grant.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
Cleans, sanitizes, maintains and operates lab equipment.
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.
Coordinates with the study recruiters/coordinators with sample delivery.
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.
Processes, organizes and summarizes data. Reports experiment results using a variety of scientific, word processing, spreadsheet or power point applications or program platforms.
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.
High school diploma or equivalent; prefer Bachelor's Degree in Biology or a closely related field of study. At least one year of relevant work experience. Prefer knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office Applications. Prefer knowledge of basic biology techniques (i.e. biological sample sample processing, cell isolation and staining). Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail. Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines. Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion. Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary. Commitment to the University’s core values. Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
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