University of Massachusetts Medical School

PT Research Lab Aide II

US-MA-Worcester
7 days ago
Requisition Number
2017-29721
# of Openings
1
Shift
Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
Non Exempt
Union Code
Union Position-W28-SHARE

Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the direct supervision of the Department Administrator or designee, the Research Laboratory Aide II performs routine laboratory cleaning and other general laboratory duties in support of research experiments.

 

 

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collect, wash, and autoclave glassware, pipets, and miscellaneous laboratory supplies and return them to the appropriate laboratories
  • Order general laboratory supplies and maintain inventory
  • Maintain general cleanliness of the laboratory and monitor glassware washing equipment
  • Maintain cleanliness of the lunch and seminar rooms
  • Collect, wash, and return lab coats to the appropriate laboratories
  • Perform basic library reference searches
  • Enter data into the department and/or the Umass Medical School accounting system
  • Comply with all safety and infection control standards appropriate to this position
  • Perform other duties as required              

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience
  • Must be capable of following and mastering detailed written instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to enter data into computer programs

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Under the direct supervision of the Department Administrator or designee

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None

 

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

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

Additional Information

Take care of the large fly stock collection in the Emery Lab

adult flies will be transferred to new vials every other week

cleaning the fly room

May also help wash and prepare tubes used to monitor circadian behavior

 

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