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OPS Research Technician

University of Florida
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

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Job no: 518874
Work type: Temp Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:32030000 - PH-MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY

Classification Title:

OPS Research Technician

Job Description:Conduct molecular biology, biocatalysis, synthetic biology and natural product biosynthesis experiments. The successful candidate will design and conduct experiments using molecular biology and analytical chemistry techniques to characterize the enzymatic synthesis of novel chemicals. Additional duties will include but not be limited to general laboratory and equipment maintenance, and working with other lab members, including undergrads, grad students, postdocs, and faculty. Expected Salary:

$15 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree in chemistry, microbiology, molecular biology or related field. Appropriate college coursework or technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preferred candidates are expected to have at least one year of molecular biology-related bench work experience. Training will be given as needed.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in bacterial culture, protein purification, DNA isolation and purification, and PCR; pay attention to detail and be precise; work flexible hours depending on specific experiments;
  • The ideal candidate will also be able to design experiments, research literature, interpret and analyze the data, and solve technical problems;
  • Applicants must keep complete and precise records, including an up-to-date, organized, legible, and accurate laboratory notebook;
  • Applicants must also possess basic math skills, solid basic computer knowledge, excellent use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, and an ability to work, interact and communicate well with others.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

The University of Florida, College of Pharmacy, strives to stimulate a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion within an exceptional community of students, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and are committed to developing leaders who respect, support and have a positive impact on all individuals.

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

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 23 Nov 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 30 Nov 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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