University of Massachusetts Medical School

Research Lab Tech II

Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
Job Location 2 months ago(1/11/2021 8:56 AM)
Requisition Number
2020-35717
# of Openings
1
Posted Date
Day
Shift
Non Exempt
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
Non Union Position-W25-Non Unit Classified

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.

 

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:

  • Customer service skills, including the ability to deal with difficult people and situations.
  • Willingness to learn new things.
  • Knowledge of packing, shipping, and inventory management.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team player but able to work independently.

 

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. 

Additional Information

 

 

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