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University of Rochester Technical Assoc II (S) - 226999 in Rochester, New York

Technical Assoc II (S) Job ID 226999

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

Full Time 40 hours Grade 052 Neurology/Ctr Trans Neuromed


Position Summary:

Provides direct research and teaching support at the professional level by taking charge of a segment of a larger project involving research of moderate complexity; or by working as an independent researcher in specialized, non-routine projects.


  • Under general direction and exercising independent technical judgment, is in charge of a segment of complex research in a larger project, or works independently in specialized research assignments. Responsibilities include most or all of the following, as well as other related duties:

  • Following approved protocols for the conduct of research, develops and installs laboratory operating procedures. Develops and modifies test methods, selects procedures for data collection and handling, and develops computer programs for conversions and statistical treatment of data.

  • Trains laboratory staff. Teaches laboratory techniques and instrumentation procedures to students; counsels them on technical problems; advises and assists them with special research projects. Insures that health and safety practices are maintained in accordance with University policy and the law.

  • Analyzes and evaluates experimental data and interprets results within the scope of study; assesses the importance of findings in relation to the general research program. Prepares written reports on assigned area of research. May assist in writing of the principal project report and in the writing of articles for publication.

  • Independently operates complex scientific equipment.

  • Designs or collaborates in designing research equipment. Evaluates the performance of research equipment, making or recommending correctional design changes or developing new approaches for its use.

  • Maintains contact with outside research laboratories vendors and technical representatives concerning assigned area of research. Orients visitors to the laboratory.

  • May assist the faculty researchers in the preparation of research proposals.

  • Coordinates service support: repair of equipment, requisitioning of supplies and research materials and minor construction. May recommend expenditures for laboratory equipment and construction and authorize expenditures for expendable supplies.

  • Keeps abreast of trends in field of interest by studying current research literature, abstracting scientific articles of value in the prosecution of research problems and by attending meetings, institutes and seminars.


Bachelor's degree with major course work in the field of assignment, and 2 years related experience in field of assignment. A year or more of post-baccalaureate academic work in field of assignment or a related field is desirable; or an equivalent combination of experience, training and education.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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