Laboratory Technician I

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Oct 17, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Laboratory Technician I

Job no: 514879
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:29050900 - MD-PULMONARY MEDICINE

Classification Title:

Lab Technician I

Job Description:-Conduct research studies to support the scientific interests of the principal investigator. Conduct scientific experiments designed and outlined by the principal investigator to support the research interest of the laboratory, including animal models of disease and immunization, PCR and RNA, DNA and protein analysis and cell culture. Develop new laboratory procedures. Analyze data and help prepare scientific manuscripts and presentations. Maintenance of a complete laboratory notebook.
-Maintain organized and functional laboratory. Order laboratory supplies, keep records of ordering. Keep records of laboratory protocols. Maintenance of lab equipment, stock supplies. Comply with all University of Florida safety guidelines.
-Maintain genetically modified mouse breeding colonies, including weaning, collecting biopsies, genotyping, and record keeping. Assist with protocol revision and comply with animal care and use guidelines.
-Train lab personnel. Train less experienced personnel in following University policies and safety regulations. Instruct students and technical staff in laboratory procedures.
-Collaborative science. Attend weekly lab meetings. Liaison with visiting professors/researchers and develop excellent communications with collaborators.
-Other duties as assigned by supervisorExpected Salary:

$15.00 - $16.25 /hour

Pay Range Based on Market:


Lower reference point: $ 31,320 Midpoint: $ 33,800 Upper Reference point: $40,500

Minimum Requirements:

Associate's degree in an appropriate area; or a high school diploma or equivalent and two years of related experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:Preferred applicant will have a degree in biology or a related field and 3+ years of experience in a laboratory environment. Immunology coursework is a plus.Special Instructions to Applicants:Upload CV for consideration for this position.

This is a time-limited position.

If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD-214, along with any other appropriate documentation to support your claim, with your application for consideration.

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

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised: 16 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 02 Nov 2020 Eastern Standard Time

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