Research Technologist 1 (Ozdinler Lab)
Job posting number: #7067465
Posted: July 2, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Summary:
The Research Technologist 1 helps lab members conduct experiments, works in a team, conducts tests & procedures, sets up & operates equipment, help collect data and works with the veterinarian. The position requires a practical understanding of biology, a preferably neuroscience.
**This position includes work with biological materials. Stem cell maintenance and differentiation may require occasional brief weekend activities.
Follows pre-defined protocols, policies, procedure, regulations, Good Clinical and Good Laboratory Practices and conducts standard experiments and completes basic trouble-shooting techniques.
Sets-up, operates and maintains standard lab equipment.
An entry level in the stated skills is required:
DNA, RNA, Protein isolation, purification and expression
Cloning, mapping and sequencing of DNA
Cell culture, cell isolation
Tissue fixation/processing: embedding, preparation of blocks and sectioning, staining
Records test results and may maintain databases.
Completes standard and routine clerical duties such as copying, filing, data entry, word processing, etc.
Maintains inventory of reagents, mouse colony and lab supplies.
Performs other duties as assigned
HS diploma and some basic science courses are required.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Working knowledge of computers and software (Microsoft Word, Excel), basic statistics, ability to work independently; strong organizational skills and multitasking will be required.
Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)
Undergraduate diploma and some basic science courses are preferred.
Previous experience working in a research lab setting is preferred.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
People with strong work ethic, willingness to learn new things, and being a good team member are preferred.