Classified Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO/02/CC Salary: $14.00 - $19.25
Status: Limited (position will end in June 2019)
Department name: 10002940-Cancer Immunology/GI Clinical Research
Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30-5:00pm/40 hours Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Department of Oncology is currently seeking a Research Technologist to work under the general supervision of a faculty investigator or laboratory supervisor in GI Cancer, is responsible for performing routine analyses and tests on animal or human fluids and/or tissue or cultured cell lines. *This is a limited position with anticpated end in June 2019.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Work requires basic use of scientific methods, procedures and techniques gained through previous training and experience.
Uses basic understanding of theory behind experiments and applies basic analytical skills to implement assigned projects, and to identify and trouble-shoot situations needing special attention.
Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform laboratory tests and/or experiments which may include: basic tissue culture, cell separation methods, electrophoretic separations, assays, basic molecular biology, or other specialized histology and biological science techniques. May utilize in vivo models in experiments.
Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures, counts orders upon receipt
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience desired.
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