Laboratory Technician III (S)

Rochester, NY


Position Summary:

This Tech III position will be responsibility for oversight of the laboratory’s research rodent colony, will conduct recovery surgery in rodents, and will isolate rodent tissues for molecular biology and biomechanical testing.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the laboratory research rodent colony, including electronic inventory.

  • Perform rodent recovery surgery.

  • Isolate rodent tissues for molecular biology and histological analyses.

  • Isolate rodent tissues for biomechanical analyses.

  • Maintain a detailed laboratory notebook, conduct routine data analysis and interpretation.


  • Associate's degree in appropriate discipline required

  • 2-3 years specialized work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Practical experience in cellular and molecular biology in the context of pre-clinical models preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $16.49 - $23.08 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.

Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 077
Schedule: 8 AM-4:30 PM; LIMITED WKNDS/HOLS