Research Technician II - Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington D.C.
Oct 14, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Research Technician II - Georgetown University Medical Center

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


We are currently seeking to hire a new Research Technician II to join our team. This position is responsible for performing basic research in a laboratory setting.

Primary duties include:
  • Performs routine laboratory maintenance and research activities such as: general housekeeping, wipe tests, ELISA assays, preparing solutions, media, stains, and buffers; cultures and specimens; autoradiograms and photomicrographs, executing biochemical procedures such as: electrophoresis, blotting, chromatography, and DNA extractions, etc.
  • May perform advanced laboratory research activities such as: animal surgery, recombinant DNA techniques, protein purification, and hybridizations, etc. May participate in the design of research studies.
  • Will contribute significantly to ongoing mouse studies by caring for, dissecting, taking samples from, and injecting lab mice.
  • Compiles and may analyze research data using Excel, Prizm, InStat, MATLAB, and other advanced software programs.
  • Assists with literature research, editing and preparing manuscripts, scientific illustrations and computer graphics for publication.
  • May perform administrative duties such as: training and guiding students and/or other laboratory technicians; assisting in developing policies, procedures and/or methods for laboratory experimentation, and ordering supplies

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, and/or related field (Masters preferred) and experience in laboratory research. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • May require training related to occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, shipping of hazardous materials and/or ionizing radiation.
  • Selected candidate will have the ability to use measurable and verifiable information for making decisions or judgments, ability to work as part of a team and the ability to use a consultative approach to resolve issues in area of responsibility.
  • The selected candidate will also be able to perform research in a laboratory setting working with independence for all routine procedures and lead certain research activities and perform various advanced procedures.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and assisting in the preparation of technical procedures and reports are important.
  • Ideal candidate will already be highly proficient in performing the above listed skills, requiring little training.

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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