University of Massachusetts Medical School

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Research Lab Tech II

at University of Massachusetts Medical School

Posted: 11/8/2018
Job Reference #: 31914
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Job Description

  • Minimum SalaryUS-MA-Worcester
    Job Location1 month ago(11/5/2018 9:29 AM)
    Requisition Number
    2018-31914
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    Day
    Shift
    Non Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Union Position-W28-SHARE
  • Overview

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

    Under the direct supervision of a Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Lab Tech II performs and interprets routine and highly complex experiments.

    Responsibilities

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Performs a variety of laboratory experiments using both routine and special techniques and methods
    • May assist in the training of others
    • Provides input to improve current procedures, protocols, and/or methods
    • Writes standard operating procedures, schedules work, orders supplies, and maintains an adequate inventory of supplies, reagents, etc.
    • Prepares laboratory reagents, buffers, and media
    • Records results, organizes data and performs computations
    • Performs duties independently; requiring action and judgment to solve commonly encountered problems
    • Complies with all safety and infection control standards appropriate to this position
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a Biological Science or equivalent experience
    • 1 year of related experience
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
    • Ability to perform duties independently
    • Judgment and action skills required to solve commonly encountered problems

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

    Under the direct supervision of a Principal Investigator or designee

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

    None

    ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionuclides, toxins, animals, and human specimens.