Research Technician I

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia

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Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Research Technician I
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 243294
Job Summary Provide basic technical support services required for conducting tests and experiments in a school or research laboratory within the Institute. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: academic and research faculty, co-workers. This position typically will advise and counsel: NA. This position will supervise: NA.


Job Duty 1 -

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

Job Duty 2 -
Collect and prepare samples for use in assigned tests

Job Duty 3 -
Prepare statistical analyses and maintain related records.

Job Duty 4 -
Operate various equipment used in research studies.

Job Duty 5 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications Educational Requirements
Technical Diploma, Associate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Required Experience
One to two years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications B.S. in biomedical engineering, biology electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, or a related field.

The ideal candidate will be willing to commit to at least one year in the position.

Experience with working with small animals or coding in MATLAB or R is preferred but not required.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities This job requires basic 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

Job Grade: S2

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

Other Information

Provide technical support required for conducting biological research experiments in a research laboratory within the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience. Job responsibilities will include small animal handling, surgery, imaging, and functional testing; IACUC protocol compliance and record keeping; management of breeding colonies; along with assistance on a variety of other miscellaneous experiments. This position will interact on a consistent basis with academic and research faculty, students, and co-workers, as well as collaborators at Emory University. The candidate is expected to be self-motivated, detail oriented, and capable of working in a collaborative environment.

Responsibilities include:

    Executing assays and scientific experiments in the laboratoryConducting experiments with mice and manage mouse colonyMaintaining detailed research records and prepare statistical analyses of data using computer software for publicationOrdering of lab suppliesRegular video meetings with research team at Emory and Georgia Tech and regular travel to Emory to meet and work with collaborating research staff.

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