Lab Technician

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: East Elmhurst, NEW YORK

Classified Title:  Laboratory Technician

Role/Level/Range: ACRO/2/CC

Hourly Rate: $11.95 - $16.44 

Employee Group: Casual

Employee Subgroup: Non-Exempt 

Schedule: Varies

Department Name: Department of Radiology

Personnel Area: School of Medicine

General Summary/Purpose

Assist in the lab preparing tissues, running testing, cleaning and ordering supplies

Specific Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assist in the lab by preparing tissue extracts and blots. 
  • Run spectroscopy measurements. Maintain accurate data records.
  • Monitor inventory levels, orders materials and supply in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for preparing tissue extracts.
  • Assist with running standard spectroscopy measurements on tissue extracts, and assist with running western blots.
  •  Maintain accurate data records. 
  • Monitor inventory levels, order materials and supply in accordance with established policies and procedures. Applicant will be responsible for cleaning and autoclaves tubes.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to details and deadlines;

Knowledge and expertise in managing a research database (including data entry, data cleaning, and basic aspects of data analysis), preferably using MS Access.

Basic knowledge of methods of searching the medical literature, preferably with expertise in using reference management software expertise in using word processing software (e.g. WordPerfect, Microsoft Powerpoint) to create tables, figures, and large documents; and excellent written and oral communications skills.

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