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University of Rochester Laboratory Technician III (S) - 223352 in Rochester, New York

Laboratory Technician III (S) Job ID 223352

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 077 Ctr Vaccine Biology & Immuno


8:30 AM-5 PM


Position Summary:

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.

Responsibilities :

  • 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

Minimum Requirements:

  • 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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