Research Lab Technician III | Anesthesiology Administrative
Job Title: Research Lab Technician III
Job ID: 3549
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Category: Laboratory / Animal Care
Full-time Regular, 40 hours/week
This is a full time position in the Department of Anesthesiology for someone self-motivated who can work independently. Research involves the use of various methods for the study of physiology and pharmacology of pain. This work is in a stimulating environment of basic science pain mechanisms research.
Specific areas of work include small animal handling, surgery and behavioral testing and tissue isolation and analysis; tissue sectioning, immunohistochemistry and microscopy including epi-flourescent and confocal imaging; the use of molecular techniques including protein expression, purification, quantification and characterization as well as use of ELISA and immunohistochemistry; biochemical assays and the potential for some DNA/RNA work.
There is also opportunity to be involved with in-vitro electrophysiology and electrophysiologic data analysis. Data organization, analysis, and management and reports with statistics knowledge base are valuable.
Minimum Qualifications: Please see generic description below
Note: This position contains grant funding which may limit the duration of the job. Specific time frames vary based on the type and length of the grant and will be discussed during the interview.
RESEARCH LABORATORY TECHNICIAN III 4427
FUNCTION OF JOB
Under general supervision, perform a variety of complex physical, chemical, and/or biological tests which require the use of independent judgment in the planning, modification, and performance of clinical and research laboratory procedures. Provide direction and guidance to lower classified personnel.
1. Confer with principal investigator and assist in the development of plans for research experiments and data collection procedures; modify existing laboratory procedures and protocols to meet the needs of research projects as required.
2. Prepare detailed reports on the results of experiments; discuss the interpretation of results with principal investigator.
3. Review scientific journals, abstracts and other related literature for information concerning experimental procedures and supplemental support information; organize information for use in applicable research projects.
4. Conduct complex chemical, physical, and biological tests on experimental materials; make micro-analysis, tepids analysis, enzyme studies, and chromatographic studies on various types of tissues, secretions, and excretions.
5. Monitor the care of research animals; take blood samples, pressures, and other specimens and measurements as required by research protocols; perform minor animal surgery.
6. Supervise, train, and review the work of students and lower level technicians engaged in clinical/research laboratory work.
7. Operate complex specialized laboratory instruments; instruct other personnel in the use and operations of these instruments.
8. Requisition and maintain inventory of supplies, materials, and equipment as needed for laboratory operations.
9. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND GIVEN
Oral and/or written instructions are received from supervision. Provide direction and guidance to lower classified personnel.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
1. University graduation with a major in the biological and/or physical sciences and two years of related clinical/research experience whichever applicable for the position to be filled; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
2. Master''s degree in biology or related physical science.
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