University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Research Lab Tech II

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 4 months ago(4 months ago)
    Requisition Number
    2018-30900
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    Day
    Shift
    Non Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Union Position-W28-SHARE
  • 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. Candidate must have molecular and/or cell biology experience.

     

    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:

    • Experience with mice preferred but not required.

    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, radionuclides, toxins, animals, and human specimens. 

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