OPS Laboratory Assistant

Location
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Posted
Nov 20, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 515131
Work type: Temp Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:29081100 - MD-PATH - UF PATH LABS

Advertised: 19 Nov 2020 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 25 Nov 2020 Eastern Standard Time

Classification Title:

OPS Laboratory Assistant

Job Description:

40% - In conjunction with the Med Tech Supervisor, this position will participate in the development and implementation of new clinical molecular diagnostic testing procedures and clinical trial tests. Illumina next generation sequencing, ABI 3500 genetic analyzer, pyrosequencing, real time qPCR, and other platforms/techniques are in use.

40% - Perform genetic testing: molecular oncology and pharmacogenomic testing; infectious disease testing.

5% - Participate in the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory maintenance of all procedures and documents required as part of good laboratory practice including quality control and quality assurance.

5% - General lab maintenance, procedures essential manager, including ordering lab supplies and maintaining equipment/facility records.

10% - Miscellaneous laboratory duties (i.e., lab meetings and communications, SOP writing, etc.) necessary to complete previously described functions.

Expected Salary:

$20.00-$25.00

Minimum Requirements:

Licensed as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist in one of the specialty areas to which the position is allocated.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate should have a minimum of a Baccalaureate degree in biochemistry, biology, or a related field with at least 5 years of experience with molecular biology techniques in a research or clinical laboratory. The candidate should be either licensed as a Medical Technologist or is expected to become temporarily licensed in Molecular Pathology based on eligibility under Chapter 483, Part III, Florida Statutes.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

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

Health Assessment Required:

Yes

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