Research Lab Tech II

University of Massachusetts Medical School


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  • Worcester, Massachusetts
    University of Massachusetts Medical School
    May 14, 2020

Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the direct supervision of a Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Lab Tech II performs and interprets routine and highly complex experiments.

 

Position will use CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing methods to create and study cell culture and mouse models of human genetic diseases.

 

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs a variety of laboratory experiments using both routine and special techniques and methods
  • May assist in the training of others
  • Provides input to improve current procedures, protocols, and/or methods
  • Writes standard operating procedures, schedules work, orders supplies, and maintains an adequate inventory of supplies, reagents, etc.
  • Prepares laboratory reagents, buffers, and media
  • Records results, organizes data and performs computations
  • Performs duties independently; requiring action and judgment to solve commonly encountered problems
  • Complies with all safety and infection control standards appropriate to this position
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Useful but not required experience includes molecular biology, mammalian cell culture or bioinformatics.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Under the direct supervision of a Principal Investigator or designee

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None

 

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionucleotides, toxins, animals, and human specimens.

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