Under general supervision, provides a wide variety of moderately complex laboratory testing and technical lab support for a research facility. Requires knowledge of the processes/procedures in testing, documenting experiments, maintaining laboratory notebook, analyzing data, and reporting using complex statistical computer software.
This position will support a Primary Investigator (PI) in the Department of Microbiology.
This position is 100% grant funded.
This position will work Monday to Friday, 8am-4:30pm; depending upon research needs position may require evening, weekend, and holiday work.
Bachelors degree in related field of Science required;
2-4 years research lab experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Understanding of research methods, laboratory techniques, and care of laboratory equipment;
Ability to interpret data, troubleshoot and resolve technical issues;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel; PowerPoint and Outlook;
Strong work ethic;
Strong communication skills (verbal and written);
Ability to work independently and self-initiate;
Ability to work as a team;
Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays depending upon research needs
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 50 – 74%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 50 – 74%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 25 – 49 % (pound: up to 20 lbs.)
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes
Working with Animals: Yes (rodents)
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