Research Lab Tech I

Job description

Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: 

Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Laboratory Technician I, performs a variety of specimen preparatory techniques, dry lab data collection, and routine laboratory maintenance.

 

 

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform a variety of laboratory experiments using both routine and special techniques and methods
  • Assist in more complex laboratory tasks
  • Collect, analyze, and process laboratory samples
  • Record results, organize data, and perform basic computations
  • Maintain laboratory supplies and equipment
  • Comply with all safety and infection control standards
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to perform duties independently
  • Judgment and action skills required to solve commonly encountered problems

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or designee

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: 

None

 

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionucleotides, toxins, animals, and human specimens. 

Additional Information

Research Technician in Molecular Biology

 

Job Description:

The Kaufman laboratory in the Department of Molecular, Cell, and Cancer Biology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is searching for candidates for a new NIH-funded project. We will be studying the interplay of proteins involved in genome organization and genome stability, using molecular, cell biological and genomic methods. A competitive salary and excellent benefits package will be provided commensurate with experience.

 

Key Responsibilities:

The candidate will contribute directly to the central research programs of the laboratory. We are particularly interested in chromosomal proteins involved in the three-dimensional organization of mammalian genomes, how this organization is altered during innate immune cell activation, and in defense mechanisms against genotoxic stress. In addition to experimental duties, the candidate will contribute to laboratory organization and stock maintenance.

 

Qualifications:

The candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, molecular biology or related field. Experience with mammalian cell culture is preferred. The candidate will also have shown the ability to solve complex problems individually and as part of a team and have excellent oral and written English communication skills.

 

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Massachusetts recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspective and backgrounds.

 

To apply:

Please submit a CV, listing three references, by e-mail to:

 

Paul D. Kaufman, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology

University of Massachusetts Medical School

 

[email protected]

 

http://www.umassmed.edu/mccb/faculty-MCCB/faculty-MCCB/faculty-profile-pages/kaufman-paul/

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 11/14/2020
Application Due: 11/12/2021
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