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KCOM - Research Technician

Employer
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
Location
Kirksville, MO

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Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

A.T. Still University (ATSU) is seeking applications for a Research Technician on the Kirksville, Missouri, campus. This position reports to the Department Chair and the Senior Research Associate. This job is designed to support the education and research missions of the department and its faculty, staff and students.

Job Duties:
  • Pick-up, wash and sterilize glassware.
  • Prepare and sterilize culture media and other solutions.
  • Set-up, clean and organize the department work and teaching lab areas.
  • Check freezers, incubators, etc. each work day to ensure that the equipment is functioning properly.
  • Assist faculty and students in carrying out research procedures as directed. 
  • Attend twice-monthly departmental meetings.
  • Assist as requested in teaching lab. This duty is of prime importance, but only occurs when department teaching activities occur (currently in the fall semester).
Skills/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Knowledge of chemistry, mathematics, biology, and microbiology.
  • Previous research or clinical laboratory experience is required.
  • Previous experience with bacterial cultures, molecular biology and tissue culture techniques is highly desirable.
  • Sterile technique; safety procedures in preparation of reagents; safety procedures in use of equipment.
  • Ability to make reagents using molarity and normality calculations.
  • Ability to perform serial dilutions.
  • Ability to learn new techniques with proper training.
  • Ability to do repetitive work, self motivated, energetic, attention to detail, responsible, organized, collegial.
  • Must show an aptitude for learning new techniques in the research labs.

Organization

A.T. Still University (ATSU) is the founding institution of osteopathic healthcare, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still. As a leading health sciences university, ATSU is comprised of two campuses (Kirksville, Mo., and Mesa, Ariz.) on more than 200 acres with six prestigious schools. The culturally rich learning environments include residential and online healthcare related graduate degrees as well as community-based partnerships worldwide. ATSU has more than 1,300 employees dedicated to its not-for-profit mission and an average annual enrollment of over 3,100 students from 35 countries.

ATSU is renowned for its preeminence as a multidisciplinary healthcare educator. The University is focused on integrating the founding tenets of osteopathic medicine and the advancing knowledge of today's science. ATSU continually earns distinctions as the graduate health sciences university with best-in-class curriculum and a community outreach mission to serve the underserved. The University has a rich history of leadership in both healthcare education and correlated research.

ATSU instills within students the compassion, experience and knowledge required to address the whole person and shape healthcare in communities where needs are greatest. Inspired to influence whole person healthcare, ATSU graduates contribute to the future of integrated care while also leading with a selfless passion in the communities they serve.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
4802196007
Location
5850 E. Still Circle
Mesa
AZ
85206
United States
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