University of Rochester Laboratory Technician III (S) - 223352 in Rochester, New York
Laboratory Technician III (S)
School of Medicine & Dentistry
Full Time 40 hours Grade 077 Ctr Vaccine Biology & Immuno
8:30 AM-5 PM
This position provides direct research support at the professional level, and directly participates in all major aspects of research projects within the lab of Dr. Felix Yarovinsky. A major focus of the Yarovinsky lab is to determine how intestinal bacteria regulate immunity to pathogens using mouse models.
Supervision and Direction Received:
Under the direction of Dr. Felix Yarovinsky
NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.
Manages the mice used in the lab including routine and non-routine breeding colonies, tissue collection and other experiments as needed. This will involve performing specialized procedures on mice, and maintaining records, data collection, and analysis
Performs PCR, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, or related techniques and cell culture
Participates in weekly lab meetings and relevant seminars, including regular meetings with the PI to review data, propose experiments and discuss analysis.
Maintains standard protocols, troubleshoots, and modifies them as needed
Assists in the management of the laboratory's reagent inventory, including reagents necessary for day-to-day laboratory operations; keep research supplies stocked.
Prepares schematics, specifications, designs, etc.; makes recommendations regarding them. May review work of less experienced staff, such as graduate and undergraduate students. Helps to orient new lab staff to the lab.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
BS/BA degree with research experience/technical knowledge of cell culture as well as basic molecular and cellular techniques is preferred
Candidate must be willing to work with mice
Ability to adjust research priorities as needed and be willing to present, discuss, and troubleshoot data with the PI and co-workers
Strong interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written
Experience in Microsoft Office is required
- Associate's degree in appropriate discipline plus 2-3 years specialized experience in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
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