Research Technologist 1 - Smith Lab
Job posting number: #7152224
Posted: June 6, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Summary:
Conducts tests and procedures; sets up and operates equipment; records observations and measurements and collects and compiles data in a research lab; requires a practical understanding of a limited number of standard scientific techniques.
Please note: 8am-5pm
Full-time position in an academic lab. Flexibility in work hours required. Lab environment includes work with viruses under biosafety level 2 conditions.
Follows pre-defined protocols, policies, procedure, regulations, Good Clinical and Good Laboratory Practices and conducts standard and repetitive experiments and completes basic trouble-shooting techniques.
Sets-up, operates and maintains standard lab equipment.
Using an entry level of skill, completes the following activities (please highlight):
DNA, RNA, Protein isolation, purification and expression Southern, Northern, Western blotting
Cloning, mapping and sequencing of DNA
Recombinant virus production and purification
Cell culture, cell isolation
Records test results and may maintain databases.
Maintains inventory of reagents, mice and lab supplies
Performs other duties as assigned.
HS diploma or equivalent and some basic science courses is required.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Experience working in a laboratory environment.
B.A. or B.S. degree in chemistry or life sciences.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Lab experience in molecular biology.