The Department of Neurosurgery is seeking a Research Technologist who will work under general supervision and will perform clinical and/or research laboratory experiments by following established procedures and protocols or with instruction. This role works with animal tumor models and patient tissues. Uses basic science knowledge to learn techniques/methods of the lab. Runs lab tests and completes measurements as assigned. Identifies and resolves common problems and uses analytical skills to implement assigned projects. Understands the role of senior lab members and accepts constructive guidance. Sets-up experiments based on defined standards. Collects and maintains project data.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Performs clinical and/or research lab tests and experiments.
Follows established procedures and protocols, utilize appropriate techniques to perform laboratory tests and/or experiments.
Exchanges routine information in an appropriate manner requiring good oral and written communication.
Regular interaction with students, vendors, post-doctoral fellows, faculty members, and other clinical fellows.
Responsible for routine operational activities such as: ordering supplies and materials, reviewing inventory, maintaining up to date records of tests, etc.
Performs preventative maintenance of equipment.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related field required.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $20.00/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Neuro Sur Neurosurgical Oncology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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