OPS Laboratory Technician

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Apr 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 516329
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:29060000 - MD-MOLECULAR GENTCS / MICROBIO

Classification Title:

OPS-Sponsored Projects Non-Clerical (2)

Job Description:

This laboratory technician position is responsible for general laboratory maintenance and experiments will be done in collaboration with the Principal Investigator and other team members. This position includes lab organization and maintenance and performance of molecular laboratory experiments and procedures.

Duties include:

  • Molecular and neurological studies of neurodegenerative diseases including Lou Gehrig's disease or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and ataxia using tissue samples and cell culture models.
  • Laboratory maintenance, restocking reagents and solutions and ordering
  • Training will be provided after which this person will be expected to work both independently and as part of a team.

Expected Salary:

$16.00 - $19.00 per hour depending on experience

Minimum Requirements:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous laboratory experience
  • Previous experience working with cell culture models
  • Previous experience working in area of histology or with tissues

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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.

This is a time-limited position.

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

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

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: 23 Apr 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 07 May 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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