Research Technician

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Job Title: Research Technician
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 216116

Minimum Requirements High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accrediting organization supplemented by two years of college level work in the physical and/or biological sciences, and considerable experience in performing diagnostic laboratory tests and examinations in the specialized area assigned to work Departmental Requirements - Knowledge, Abilities, Skills Good verbal/written communication and interpersonal skillsKnowledge and/or experience in Microsoft ExcelKnowledge and skills for working in a basic science laboratoryAttention to detailWillingness and ability to work with research animalsAbility to maintain confidentiality Preferred Experience in a basic science or clinical laboratory Responsibilities The duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Supervise and/or participate in preparation of media, stains, and reagents, perform radiochemical examinations, prepare tissue samples, perform bacteriological and chemical qualitative tests and macro- and microserological procedures
  • Assist with the ordering and maintaining of laboratory supply inventory, maintenance of lab equipment, maintaining log books, archiving specimens
  • Prepare laboratory animals for surgery, perform surgical procedures as instructed, collect tissue and fluid samples for analysis
  • Assist with feeding, watering and general care of animals
  • Record and analyze the results of research experiments and procedures
  • Assist with manuscript and presentation preparation
  • Other duties as assigned
Shift/Salary Shift: Days/M-F Pay Grade: R7 Salary: $12.62/hr- $15.86/hr Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: 4/9/19 - Until Filled Conditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.




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Posted: 12/28/2020
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time