Temporary Lab Technician

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We are looking for a qualified Lab Technician to undertake a variety of laboratory procedures of technical nature. Tech will be handling sensitive equipment to analyze human samples or substances and conduct tests reporting findings to a laboratory manager. The ideal candidate will have experience in working under possibly hazardous conditions (e.g. pathogens or chemicals). He/She will be well-trained to maintain safety conditions and will be passionate for doing work that makes things move forward .The goal is to optimize lab procedures and succeed in producing reliable and important results.

-Receive, label and analyze samples (blood, toxic, tissue etc.)
-Design and execute laboratory testing according standard procedures, make
observations and interpret findings;
-Conduct experiments under defined conditions to verify/reject various types of
hypotheses using refined scientific methods;
-Organize and store all chemicals substances, fluids and compressed gases according to safety instructions;
-Record all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and responsibility;
-Maintain equipment and assist in ordering laboratory supplies and waste (biological and chemical);
-Ensure that all safety guidelines are followed strictly at all times and maintain a clean and orderly environment

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Job City & State:

Kannapolis, NC


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Temporary Lab Technician

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Monday-Friday, between 8am-5pm

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Minimum Experience/Education:

-High School Diploma or Equivalent

Department Required Skills:

-Experience in operating electrical and
nonelectrical laboratory equipment and potentially dangerous substances (i.e.
flammable liquids, infectious bacteria, biohazards etc);
-Cell culture experience
-Working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel and Powerpoint) and database systems
-Ability to work autonomously and under

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Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Posted: 11/10/2020
Application Due: 1/9/2021
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