Laboratory Technician II

Rochester, NY


The Laboratory Technician II at Mt. Hope Family Center will collect psychological research data on a federally-funded research investigation. This research study, funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, seeks to extend knowledge on how exposure to child abuse and neglect impacts health and well-being throughout the life course and across generations. Study participants are adults initially assessed during childhood and their offspring children. The current study will examine the long-term and multigenerational consequences of child maltreatment on adult physical and mental health through longitudinal follow-up of these families. The position requires experience conducting research with families from diverse backgrounds.


  • Assist with recruitment and retention of study participants, contact participants and schedule visits; maintain good relations with participants and address any questions or concerns.

  • Conduct a variety of assessments with families (adults and children), including interviews, surveys, and physiological measurements.

  • Track and manage data; maintain project spreadsheets indicating what data has been obtained and when; prepare reports on recruitment and enrollment.

  • Work collaboratively with research team on developing research protocols and procedures.

  • Transportation of research participants to and from the Center and recruitment in the community using personal vehicle (mileage reimbursed).

Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Previous research experience preferred

  • Familiarity and comfort with Excel, ACCESS, and other databases, and statistical software such as SPSS preferred

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $16.92 - $23.69 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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