Laboratory Specialist II

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Laboratory Specialist II

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Laboratory Specialist II




College of Pharmacy


COP Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences


$14 - $20 per hour (based on experience)

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Full Time

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Work Schedule:

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Job Search Category:

Other Professional

Advertised Job Summary:

The UofSC and Dr. Yangmei Li is seeking a research technician to perform research in the lab. The successful candidate is expected to perform research under the supervision of the Principal Investigator. Duties include to conduct lab chemical synthesis of peptides and peptide derived molecules.
To test the compounds and collect their biological activities data, and report experimental data
To document data from lab experiments
To assist with lab duties including maintenance of instruments and apparatus, lab safety and lab cleaning
To ensure all tasks are completed in a timely fashion with accuracy and detail.
Health insurance is provided with this position.


A Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Biological Science is required. Experience in a research laboratory is preferred.
Knowledge of laboratory facilities, methods, equipment and materials. Knowledge of safe use and handling of chemicals in laboratory. Ability to understand and follow detailed technical instructions. Ability to communicate effectively with team members.

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Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 4/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time