University of Notre Dame Laboratory Technician/Research Assistant in Notre Dame, Indiana

Position Information

Job Description

The Laboratory Technician/Research Assistant focuses on two aspects of work: first, perform bench experiments and animal studies to advance cancer research projects in the lab; second, coordinate and manage research and logistic activities in the lab to ensure the smooth running of the lab. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining supply levels and safety standards in the laboratory as well as for training other personnel in special techniques. Other responsibilities include but not limited to: performing mouse studies including genotyping; purchase orders of lab suppliers and maintenance instruments through effective communication with vendors; developing standard protocols for other lab members to follow. The position requires independent decision making, judgment and organizational skills, and plays a crucial role in determining the effective and efficient use of resources, time, and facilities for successful extraction of research results.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. At least 2 years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Three aspects are highly preferred: 1) basic molecular and biochemical techniques; 2) experiences in mouse models; 3) experience in lab coordination and navigation through the department and university.

Job Title: Laboratory Technician/Research Assistant

Department: Biological Sciences (35015)

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Family / Sub-Family: Academic Aff / Lab - Science

Career Stream/Level: NIC 2 Coordinator

Department Hiring Pay Range: $11.46-$19.27 - per hour

Pay ID: Bi-Weekly

FLSA Status: S3 - FT Non-exempt Hourly

Job Category: Technical

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Hours/Week: 40 hours / 52 weeks

Job Posting Date (Campus): 10/03/2018

Job Posting Date (Public): 10/03/2018

Job Closing Date: 12/16/2018

Posting Type: Open To All Applicants

Posting Number: S18846

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