Research Lab Tech I

UMass Medical School


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  • UMass Medical School
    Dec 7, 2016

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
 
A position as Lab Technician is open in the Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School. The candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree with life science Major such as Biology and Chemistry.
 
The candidate is expected to perform the following:

maintain and manage a mouse colony
perform behavioral test with mice
independently perform cell biology and biochemistry techniques
investigate the molecular mechanisms of ALS

Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Laboratory Technician I, performs a variety of specimen preparatory techniques, dry lab data collection, and routine laboratory maintenance.
 
 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform a variety of laboratory experiments using both routine and special techniques and methods
Assist in more complex laboratory tasks
Collect, analyze, and process laboratory samples
Record results, organize data, and perform basic computations
Maintain laboratory supplies and equipment
Comply with all safety and infection control standards
Perform other duties as required.

 
 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science or equivalent experience
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Ability to perform duties independently
Judgment and action skills required to solve commonly encountered problems

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

Prior research experience with cell culture
Prior work experience in animal handling

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or designee
 
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
None
 
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionuclides, toxins, animals, and human specimens.

Apply Here: www.Click2apply.net/kjfw373ywx
 
 
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