Research Technician Arizona
Company: Arizona State University
Posted on: September 17, 2023
Arizona State University
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The ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Research Center is seeking a
Research Technician to oversee and coordinate operational
activities in a research laboratory, ensuring that supplies are
ordered, and equipment is functioning properly. This position will
also design and execute laboratory assays according standard
procedures using standard lab equipment, make observations, analyze
and interpret findings. Additionally, this position will be
responsible for ordering supplies and reagents for the laboratory,
maintaining inventories and reconciling invoices for payment.
$20.40 - $25.50 per hour; DOE
Assists with the design and execution of laboratory assays.
Performs experiments such as protein aggregation assays, ELISAs,
Cloning, IHC, electrophoresis and immunoblotting, tissue
homogenization and molecular extraction, and cell culture.
Responsible for analyzing and interpreting findings including
Prepares data and assists with writing manuscripts and grants.
Orders supplies for experiments and/or obtains quotations for
supplies and equipment following procurement rules.
Inventories and restocks supplies for the laboratory. Assists with
scheduling student workers to covers the needs of the
Trains others for equipment usage and proper techniques.
Ensures that all safety guidelines are always strictly followed and
maintains a clean and orderly environment.
Monitors and prepares reagents for the laboratory.
Organizes and stores all chemicals substances, fluids and
compressed gases according to safety instructions.
Records all data and results in specified forms (paper and
electronic) with accuracy and responsibility.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment;
OR, Four years research experience appropriate to the area of
assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or
education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities
have been achieved.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with electron microscopy,
confocal microscopy, and dynamic light scattering
Demonstrated knowledge in chemistry and/or neuroscience.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of
Evidence of effective communication skills.
Demonstrated working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and
Experience in working autonomously and in teams.
Regular activities require ability to manage multiple tasks at one
time, to be able to prioritize tasks; to manage conflict: to
interact in a team environment: and to communicate through verbal
and written work.
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office
setting and laboratory subject to extended periods of sitting,
keyboarding and manipulating; a computer mouse; required to stand
for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distance to perform
Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 25
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities
which may include and / or are subject to resolution of
Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
May be required to wear personal protective equipment before
entering laboratories such as lab coat, gloves, safety glasses,
closed toe shoes and respirator.
Potentially hazardous agents or physical hazards
For the eighth year in a row, ASU has been named the most
innovative school in the nation, recognizing the university's
culture of groundbreaking research and partnerships, as well as its
commitment to helping students thrive in college and beyond. U.S.
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university all eight years the category has existed.
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At the ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center, we are
dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic
workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past
experience doesn't align perfectly, we encourage you to apply
anyway. We value your unique background and perspective, and you
may be just the right candidate for this position or other roles on
Working at ASU has additional perks and OUTSTANDING benefits, which
include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance
and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; ASU/UA/NAU
tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members;
state and optional retirement plans; access to ASU recreation and
cultural activities; and more. To estimate the value of your total
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Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which
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Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date
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.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience
meets 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.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of "equivalent combination" in
the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education
or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For
example, a four year Bachelor's degree is equal to four years of
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