Environmental Monitoring Laboratory Technician

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Position NumberSTMP15Working TitleEnvironmental Monitoring Laboratory TechnicianDivisionAcademic AffairsDepartmentResearch & Economic Dev (Adm)Work UnitResearch Protections & IntegrityWork LocationBioinformaticsVacancy Open ToAll CandidatesPosition DesignationNon-Student TemporaryEmployment TypeTemporary - Full-timeHours per week30-40/hr per weekWork Schedule

Varied 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Pay Rate$22-25.00/hrMinimum Experience/Education

At least one year of experience working in a molecular biology laboratory

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

•At least one year of PCR and nucleic acid extraction experience.
•Strong computer skills.
•Excellent organizational skills

Duties and Responsibilities

•Follow established laboratory procedures for specimen labeling, handling, preparation
and transportation.
•Process report results to appropriate areas.
•Record all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and responsibility and maintain laboratory documentation.
•Maintain equipment and assist in ordering laboratory supplies.
•Ensure that all safety guidelines are followed strictly at all times and maintain a clean and orderly environment.
•Communicate effectively with laboratory management and other staff members.
•Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
•Conduct quality control and quality assurance testing.
•Perform manual and automated RNA extraction from various sample types.
•Perform Real-Time PCR on extracted samples.

Other Work/Responsibilities


Necessary Licenses or Certifications


Proposed Hire Date10/25/2020Expected Length of Assignment6-12 monthsPosting Open Date10/12/2020Posting Close Date12/31/2020Special Notes to Applicants

We also have part-time positions open. Looking to fill positions immediately.

Full-time temporary positions do not offer healthcare benefits, leave accrual (paid time off), or retirement entitlement (state service). Full-time temporary positions do not offer leave accrual (paid time off), or retirement entitlement (state service) benefits. However, full-time temporary employees are eligible to participate in a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP).
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Posted: 10/13/2020
Application Due: 12/31/2020
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