Laboratory Specialist II
Laboratory Specialist IIAdvertised Title:
Laboratory Specialist IICampus:
College of PharmacyDepartment:
COP Drug Discovery and Biomedical SciencesSalary:
$14 - $20 per hour (based on experience)Part/Full Time:
Full TimeHours per Week:
8:30 am – 5:00 pmJob Search Category:
Other ProfessionalAbout UofSC:
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.Diversity Statement:
At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.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.
1Desired Start Date:
02/01/2021Job Open Date:
01/07/2021Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
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.Quicklink for Posting:
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