Technician I

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Technician I


Texas A&M University



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Job Location

College Station, Texas

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Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment 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

The Department of Biology at Texas A&M University is responsible for research and teaching within the vast disciplines of the biological sciences, from molecular cell biology to ecology and evolutionary biology. Our faculty perform cutting-edge research in a wide array of biological sciences in the laboratory and in the field. Our graduate research programs prepare scientists for careers in academia, industry and government and enhance our understanding of the central role of biological systems in the global environment. Our undergraduate students gain a firm foundation in modern biological sciences to prepare them for a multitude of careers that depend on a solid understanding of biology. To learn more, please visit us at .

What we want

The Technician I is responsible for daily laboratory preps for Biology laboratory courses serving ~3000 students per semester. Help with the planning and supervising of technical operations; assists personnel involved in lab prep and oversees the quality assurance and quality control of all reagents and solutions made for laboratory experiments. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • One year in scientific research, clinical, operational, or experiential work.

Preferred Licenses and Certifications:

  • First Aid training and CPR certification, AED training.



  • Lab Chemicals - Prepares solutions, weighs, measures and dispenses chemicals, labels secondary containers, prepares other lab materials.

  • Class Material Preparation - Setup and tear down experimental apparatus and teaching demonstrations in labs. Curates preserved specimens. Prepares dissection tissues and arranges for lab demonstrations.

  • Class Preparation - Laminates charts, posters and information cards used in labs and presentations. Assists staff, faculty and graduate teaching assistants as needed. Assists administrative operations as needed.

  • Cleaning - Cleans prep areas, labs, cold rooms, autoclaves, lab equipment. Notify supervisors of lab room maintenance needs.

  • Maintenance and Repair - Performs routine maintenance and repair of lab equipment. Transport departmental supplies and equipment as needed.

  • Exam Preparation - Setup lab practical exams for Biology 111, 112, 113, and Zoology 107.

  • Specimen Preparation - Maintains live organisms and cultures for lab use.

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. 

    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.

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