The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
Technician B is needed to provide general research support in a lab focused on translational biology, specifically focusing on molecular biology, cellular electrophysiology, arrhythmia research and heart failure. The research in the lab will span standard molecular biology techniques, protein and gene expression, cell culture and in vitro experimentation, and animal model work.
Organization and preparation of the research lab.
Setting up and calibrating equipment.
Carrying out fully planned experiments.
Preparation of solutions and common reagents.
Interpretation of data and keeping records of results.
Ordering and maintaining laboratory supplies, chemicals and equipment.
Perform other responsibilities as assigned.
Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Prior lab experience with tissue culture, animal models, and standard molecular biology techniques preferred.
Applicant must be willing to work with live animals.
Applicant should have excellent organizational skills.
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.
Participation in the medical surveillance program.
Must successfully complete systems training requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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