OPS Laboratory Technician - Innate immunity, Cancer, Virology

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Jan 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 515545
Work type: Temp Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:29060000 - MD-MOLECULAR GENTCS / MICROBIO

Classification Title:

OPS-Sponsored Projects Non-Clerical

Job Description:

Conducting molecular biological and biochemical experiments on KSHV, Tissue culture, General laboratory and equipment maintenance, safety inspections, EHS and IACUC protocols

Expected Salary:

Starting salary range is $12.00 - $14.00 and is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology or related field. Appropriate college course work or technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred candidates are expected to have at lease one year of molecular biology related bench work experience. Trainings will be given.

Experience in the following techniques will be prioritized:
1. Handling DNA cloning and purification
2. Handling mammalian tissue culture techniques.
3. Handling virus production and purification
4. Design PCR or qRT-PCR primers and perform experiments
5. Perform Immunoblot or immunoprecipitation experiments

The ideal candidate will be able to design experiments, research literature, interpret and analyze the data, solve technical problems, maintain the equipment and general supplies and cooperate well with other members in the lab.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload references and resume/CV.

The University of Florida is committed to nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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

Health Assessment Required:


Advertised: 15 Jan 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 14 Feb 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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