Laboratory Technician

Updated: about 1 year ago
Location: East Elmhurst, NEW YORK
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Role/Level/Range: ACRO/02/CB

Starting Salary Range: Commensurate With Experience 

Employee group: Casual

Employee subgroup: Non exempt

Schedule: Mon-Fri 18 hrs per week

Location:  East Baltimore

General summary/purpose:

Under the general supervision of a faculty investigator, the individual is responsible for performing routine analyses and tests on animal or human fluids and/or tissue or cultured cell lines.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Perform routine lab experiments, including basic tissue culture, electrophoretic separations, basic molecular biology, and histology and biological science techniques.
  • Caring for laboratory animals. Perform standardized experimental protocols. Prepare animals for surgery, and care for animals after surgery.
  • Keeping records of the conduct and outcome of laboratory analyses. Enter data into a database.
  • Preparing graphs, charts and tables from experimental results for inclusion in presentations, publications and grant proposals.
  • Work requires basic use of scientific methods, procedures and techniques gained through previous training and experience.
  • Uses basic understanding of theory behind experiments and applies basic analytical skills to implement assigned projects, and to identify and trouble-shoot situations needing special attention.
  • Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform laboratory tests and/or experiments
  • Utilize in vivo models (e.g. cell cultures) in experiments.
  • Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures, counts orders upon receipt.

Minimum qualifications:

High School Diploma/GED with some science coursework. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Training Certificate from Technical Institute preferred. Certificate from technical institute or internship experience preferred.

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