Research Technician II

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia
Closing date
Aug 12, 2021

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Job Details

Job Title: Research Technician II
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 230298

Atlanta, Georgia

Department Information

The SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY of the GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY invites applications for its Research Technician I position. The school has vibrant undergraduate and graduate programs, with over 300 undergraduate majors and 200 graduate students, and an extensive research portfolio. Its faculty, staff, and students participate in a range of dynamic and collaborative research programs and enjoy modern facilities located on a pleasant urban campus in the City of Atlanta, Georgia.

Job Summary Perform a variety of technical activities required for conducting tests and experiments in a school or research laboratory within the Institute. Includes data collection and analyses, experiment preparation and equipment setup and operation. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: academic and research faculty, co-workers. Positions established for Limited Term are based on the needs and requirements of the department. Employment/Assignment is ultimately contingent upon available funding.


Job Duty 1. Gather, compile and summarize data in conjunction with assigned scientific tests, experiments, etc.

Job Duty 2. Prepare statistical analyses and maintain related records.

Job Duty 3. Operate various equipment used in research studies.

Job Duty 4. Participate as directed in experiment design and preparation.

Job Duty 5. Participate as directed in preparation of presentations and manuscripts.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Experience
One to two years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Generation of new genetic constructs in E. coli: PCR, cloning,
  • DNA analysis, strain stocks.
  • Experience culturing and expressing constructs in bacterial, yeast and mammalian cells
  • Experience with plate readers, fluorescent microscopy, flow cytometry and fluorescent activated cell sorting
  • Experience using gas and liquid chromatography mass spectrometry
  • Use lab computers and software to record data, perform data analysis and compile results for presentation and review
  • Media/ stock solution preparation.
  • Two to three years job related experience
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires working knowledge of research lab equipment and support processes and practices. Includes skill in data organization, statistical analysis and use of statistical and scientific computer applications.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information

The position starts September 20, 2021, or soon thereafter.

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