Laboratory Technician II

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 515459
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:29120000 - MD-PSYCHIATRY

Advertised: 08 Jan 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 14 Jan 2021 Eastern Standard Time

Classification Title:

Laboratory Technician II

Job Description:

Experimental Procedures- rodent surgeries; prepares rats with intracranial self-stimulation electrodes and determines brain reward thresholds of rats; prepares rats with intravenous catheters and investigates the self-administration of nicotine; implants intravenous catheter and collects blood samples; monitors the health of animals that are used in the experiments.

Research Administration- data collection; analysis; making graphs; order research supplies; supervise and train undergraduate students and new staff members who work in lab.

1Other; prepare the laboratory for IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee) and EHS (Environment Health and Safety) inspections; assist with paperwork for research volunteers (IACUC approval and EHS).

Expected Salary:

$15.00 to $18.20 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

Associate’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of related experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and four years of related experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in database management

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and list of three reference with contact information.

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

Health Assessment Required:


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