Following routine protocols under the close supervision of a faculty investigator or a senior technician, we are seeking a Laboratory Technician who will perform laboratory tests utilizing requisite lab equipment and instruments, assists with animal experimentation. Typically works with biohazardous materials. Responsible for laboratory maintenance, preparing solutions and media and ordering supplies.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Performs laboratory tests and/or experiments following established procedures or protocols.
Operates requisite laboratory equipment and instruments; records data; maintains and makes minor adjustments to equipment.
Prepares solutions, reagents, and stains following standard laboratory formulas and procedures.
Prepares, cleans, sterilizes, and maintains laboratory equipment, glassware, and instruments used in research experiments.
Monitors inventory levels and orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Ensures all lab safety precautions are being followed and equipment is in working condition.
Participates in animal (mice) experiments following established procedures or protocols.
High School Diploma or graduation equivalent with some science coursework.
Training certificate from a technical institute.
Classified Title: Laboratory Technician Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$18.90-$22.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8am-4:30pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Onc Hematologic Malignancies Personnel area: School of Medicine
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