Position DetailsAdvertising/Posting Title Lab Research Technician
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Posting Summary
Perform routine to complex laboratory and technical functions in support of a fast-paced immunotherapy cancer research in a basic and clinically oriented research lab. Perform experiments involving in vivo mouse models of immunotherapy treatments. Responsible for routine laboratory tasks such as reagent preparation, cleaning, maintaining inventory of laboratory supplies. Assist the PI with regulatory documents for animal, recombinant DNA, and clinical work. The position requires following safety standards/procedures, ensuring safe disposal of biohazard waste, maintaining safety records, and oversee equipment/lab maintenance.
Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and one to three years' laboratory experience required. Effective written and verbal communication skills required. Knowledge of safety standards/procedures and ability to perform safe disposal of biohazard waste and safety records and equipment/lab maintenance. Candidate must also have experience with the following technical skills: injecting and handling laboratory animals, measuring tumor growth with calipers, dissecting animals and processing tissues, tissue culture methods, processing human blood and tissues, molecular and immunological techniques such as PCR, cloning, DNA and protein purification, ELISA and western blotting.
Experience working in a team-oriented environment with people of diverse backgrounds; comfort summarizing and reporting results to researchers; self- motivation; excellent time-management, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; commitment to exceeding quality standards, providing exceptional services, and producing accurate and high quality work; meticulous attention to detail; practiced documentation skills; and awareness of basic safety issues and ability to follow safety procedures and maintain a safe work environment.
Other Information Special Conditions Contingent on continued funding, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees, Bargaining unit position, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required, This position is ineligible for telework due to the essential functions, Background Check required for this position FLSA Non-Exempt Payband Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 30000.00 Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 57000.00 Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at low end to mid pay band Union Position Yes, UVMSU ($20 minimum hourly rate)
Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.Job Open Date 05/09/2023
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.) Open Until Filled No
Position InformationPosition Title Lab Research Technician
Posting Number S4336PO Department Surgery/55770 Position Number 00020332 Employee FTE 1.0 Employee Term 12Supplemental Questions
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Lab Research Technician
The University of Vermont
May 25, 2023
June 11, 2023