Technician I Shannon Glaser Lab

Updated: 19 days ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Technician I Shannon Glaser Lab

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Medical Physiology

Proposed Minimum Salary

$13.01 hourly

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environments for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .”

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The Health Science Center (HSC) is looking for an Technician I to serve as a member of the Medical Physiology team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of laboratory work experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting executives in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

Job Summary: The Technician I, under general supervision, is responsible for assisting in planning research on support laboratory methods and techniques, carrying out procedures, and recording results for a series of closely controlled experiments within the Shannon Glaser Lab.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment, scientific apparatus, and computer equipment.

  • Ensure attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Experience:

  • Work in active laboratory

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence preferred.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities

Responsibilities:

Research and Analysis

  • Conducts experiments and technical procedures.
  • Identifies research problems and makes suggestions on how to resolve.
  • Research literature relating to procedures and experiments.
  • Under PI direction, modifies procedures to suit a particular research need.
  • Performs experiments utilizing molecular biology approaches.
  • Manages rodent breeding colony.
  • Performs research in animal models of liver disease.
  • Organizes data, performs data analysis, and prepares images and figures for presentations and manuscripts.
     

Laboratory Maintenance

  • Maintains laboratory equipment and schedules repairs and maintenance.

  • Performs day-to-day cleaning and organization of lab.
  • Places and receives laboratory supply orders.
     

Computing Equipment

  • Uses computer equipment for controlling equipment and compiling data.

  • Makes and records observations and measurements.
  • Assist in preparing data for publication by use of scientific materials requiring academic knowledge.

Other Duties

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

In accordance with the  federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at Texas A&M University may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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