Under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator, the research technologist performs a variety of both routine and complex research laboratory procedures in accordance with established standards and protocols. This individual will be expected to acquire a level of knowledge to properly analyze results, especially where results are abnormal or atypical. Specific duties may vary according to project assigned
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Performs a variety of research laboratory techniques with primary focus on genetics and cell biology related to the study of murine models, cancer and stem cell biology, and blood diseases. Techniques to be performed include, but are not limited to: mouse genotyping and phenotyping, murine tumor models, PCR, gel electrophoresis; cell culture (including primary cells and/or stem cells) experience is a plus. Prepares and determines suitability of solutions and reagents following defined formulas and procedures. Documents and reports all experimental results. Completes required logs and supporting documents. Maintains and troubleshoots equipment, routine repairs or notifying service personnel when more complex problems occur. Performs related general duties such as ordering supplies, general lab housekeeping, and maintaining safety records.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or other relevant field.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred. Basic laboratory research experience is preferred. Experience with mouse genotyping and phenotyping, mouse cancer models, and cell culture is a plus.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
This work requires precision and attention to detail. Individual should have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to read and interpret direction, both oral and written, organize and prioritize work and follow through on assignments. Must be able to work successfully as part of a team in a dynamic laboratory
Any specific physical requirements for the job:
Must be able to work with mice in the mouse facility, including working in the hood and other areas for analysis of genotypes and phenotypes.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Working Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.14-$19.44 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F; 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002811-SOM DOM Hematology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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