Research/Lab Technician II - Chemistry

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Job Type: FullTime

Scheduled Hours
37.5


Position Summary
The Patti Lab seeks a Research/Lab Technician II to perform experiments and analysis of metabolic extracts using liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS).


Job Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform metabolite extraction, by known procedures and under the direction of the supervisor or graduate student colleagues in the lab.
  • Perform liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS), by known procedures and under the direction of the supervisor or graduate student colleagues in the lab.
  • Analyze metabolomic data, with input from the PI or colleagues.
  • Assist in manuscript preparation.
  • Conduct literature searches, as needed.

Working Conditions

This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards. The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and to provide standard care to research animals.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work on several projects in parallel while applying excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to work closely with the Principal Investigator and other laboratory researchers.
  • Working knowledge with data organization, analysis, and graphic software packages.
  • Experience with mass spectrometry techniques and cell culture methods.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience in a laboratory or research setting.


Grade
R06-H


Salary Range
$15.61 - $24.39 / Hourly

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


Benefits Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.


EEO/AA Statement
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.


Diversity Statement
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.


Applicant Instructions
When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two “Quick Apply” options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the “Quick Apply” page by clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.

Scheduled Hours
37.5


Position Summary
The Patti Lab seeks a Research/Lab Technician II to perform experiments and analysis of metabolic extracts using liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS).


Job Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform metabolite extraction, by known procedures and under the direction of the supervisor or graduate student colleagues in the lab.
  • Perform liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS), by known procedures and under the direction of the supervisor or graduate student colleagues in the lab.
  • Analyze metabolomic data, with input from the PI or colleagues.
  • Assist in manuscript preparation.
  • Conduct literature searches, as needed.

Working Conditions

This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards. The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and to provide standard care to research animals.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work on several projects in parallel while applying excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to work closely with the Principal Investigator and other laboratory researchers.
  • Working knowledge with data organization, analysis, and graphic software packages.
  • Experience with mass spectrometry techniques and cell culture methods.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience in a laboratory or research setting.


Grade
R06-H


Salary Range
$15.61 - $24.39 / Hourly

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


Benefits Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.


EEO/AA Statement
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.


Diversity Statement
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.


Applicant Instructions
When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two “Quick Apply” options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the “Quick Apply” page by clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.

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