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Research Technician

Company: Arizona State University
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:Performs laboratory techniques and data collection in the cell/molecular biology laboratory. Essential Duties:

  • Under the supervision and guidance of the Research Staff Investigator, performs laboratory techniques and procedures required for experimental studies and projects as assigned.
  • Conduct tests and procedures utilizing laboratory equipment such as microscopes, centrifuges, spectrophotometers, analytical balances, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining the mouse colonies: mouse handling, breeding, weaning, genotyping)
  • Assist in performing surgical procedures on research animals.
  • Maintain detailed records of studies conducted, organizes data, prepare data for computer input, and record computer output.
  • Package waste material and arranges for disposal according to established procedures.
  • Train students in the operation of equipment and/or in technical procedures.
  • Order laboratory supplies and equipment.% of time spent:Experimental/technical support in projects = 50%Lab organization/ordering = 20%Animal work (colony maintenance genotyping) =30%PLEASE NOTE: The finalist will be required to pass an occupational health screening. PLEASE NOTE: This position does not allow for remote/online accommodations.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in a biological science major or related field of study. Desired Qualifications:
    • 2 years experience working in a biology laboratory, molecular biology and immunology techniques required (PCR, cell culture, flow cytometry)
    • Knowledge of basic laboratory procedures, techniques, methods, and analysis sufficient to perform a variety of research protocols;
    • Basic knowledge of quantitative and statistical methods generally attained through completion of a Bachelor's Degree in a biological science major or related field of study.
    • Skill in analyzing and evaluating data The ideal candidate will have:
      • Experience in scientific research
      • Experience with handling mice and genotyping
      • Experience with general laboratory techniques in cell culture
      • Experience with molecular biology laboratory techniques such as DNA isolation, PCR, RNA isolation
      • Experience with immunoassays (ELISA), flow cytometry, and immunofluorescence
      • Experience with computer skills and software: MS Office, Adobe Illustrator, Graphpad Prism, FlowJoWorking Environment :
        • Activities are performed in a lab setting.
        • May be required to wear personal protective equipment before entering laboratories such as a lab coat, gloves, safety glasses, closed-toe shoes, and a respirator.
        • Ability to communicate to perform essential functions. ASU StatementArizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy, and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural,l and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real-world applications blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobaccoArizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety ReportIn compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.Relocation Assistance - For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources.ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.Background Check StatementASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon the successful passing of the background check.Instructions to ApplyThe application deadline is 5:00 PM Arizona time on the date indicated.Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties, and name of employer for each position.The resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meet the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews unless otherwise indicated.Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

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