Research Technician-2 Open Positions; Pharmacology (SD)

Updated: about 9 hours ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA

The Department of Neuroscience & Pharmacology has an opening for a Research Technician. Depending upon the qualifications of the final candidate they will be hired into one of the below “job titles.” Specifically, either position will investigate the role of glutamate receptor signaling in the brain. The lab mainly uses mouse models, immunohistochemistry, molecular biology techniques such as western blotting and cloning, electrophysiology and mouse behavioral techniques to answer questions in neuroscience and pharmacology. Experience in these techniques, particularly molecular biology and immunohistochemistry, is preferable.


This position is 100% grant funded. 


This position will work Monday to Friday; 8am-4:30pm-depending upon research needs position may require evening, weekend, and holiday work.
Research Laboratory Technician I
Summary:
Under general supervision, provides a wide variety of laboratory testing and technical lab support for a research facility. Requires knowledge of the processes/procedures in testing, documenting experiments, maintaining laboratory notebook, analyzing data, and reporting using complex statistical computer software.
Qualifications:
Associate's degree in related field of Science required;
Bachelor's Degree in related Science field preferred;
0-1 year's research lab experience
Research Laboratory Technician II
Summary:
Under general supervision, provides a wide variety of moderately complex laboratory testing and technical lab support for a research facility. Requires knowledge of the processes/procedures in testing, documenting experiments, maintaining laboratory notebook, analyzing data, and reporting using complex statistical computer software.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in related field of Science required;
2-4 year's research lab experience
Research Laboratory Technician III:
Summary:
Provides senior-level technical lab support by performing a broad range of complex laboratory and research related tasks. Acts as specialist on laboratory methods and equipment functions. Performs a variety of tests requiring a high degree of proficiency. Troubleshoots problems and recommends solutions. Evaluates experiment results using complex statistical and multivariate analysis.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in related field of Science required;
5+ year's research lab experience
Research Associate
Summary:
Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Assists in initiating, executing and completing the clinical research and experiments. Prepares and writes research papers, presentations, grant proposals, etc. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete.
Qualifications:
Master's Degree in related field of Science.
1-2 year's research experience.
 


 


Research Laboratory Technician I
Qualifications:
Associate's degree in related field of Science required;
Bachelor's Degree in related Science field preferred;
0-1 year's research lab experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Understanding of research methods, laboratory techniques, and care of laboratory equipment;
Ability to interpret data, troubleshoot and resolve technical issues;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel; PowerPoint and Outlook;
Detail oriented;
Analytical skills;
Strong work ethic, excellent written and communication skills, and the ability to work independently;
Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays depending upon research needs


Research Laboratory Technician II
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in related field of Science required;
2-4 year's research lab experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Understanding of research methods, laboratory techniques, and care of laboratory equipment;
Ability to interpret data, troubleshoot and resolve technical issues;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel; PowerPoint and Outlook;
Detail oriented;
Analytical skills;
Strong work ethic, excellent written and communication skills, and the ability to work independently;
Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays depending upon research needs

Research Laboratory Technician III

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in related field of Science required;
5+ year's research lab experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Strong ability to interpret data and to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues;
Strong work ethic, excellent written and communication skills, and the ability to work independently;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel; PowerPoint and Outlook;
Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays depending upon research needs
Research Associate:
Qualifications:
Master's Degree in related field of Science.
1-2 year's research experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Organizational skills required.
Analytical skills required.
Physical Requirements for ALL roles:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75 – 100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 50 – 74%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 25 – 49 % (up to pound: 20 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75-100%
Travel: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes
Working with Animals: Yes (mice)


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Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.
 


 


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