Laboratory Technician

Post #
7590
Company
Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division
Department
Center for Personalized Medicine
Hours/Shift
Full-time; Days some evenings and weekends
Salary
HRI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division is seeking a full-time Laboratory Technician. The Laboratory Technician performs technical laboratory work in a scientific research laboratory. Utilizes quantitative and qualitative laboratory techniques to advance research projects as instructed. Operates and cares for laboratory equipment; maintains laboratory supplies and related inventory. Prepares standard media, cultures, reagents, stains and solutions. Participates in and performs assigned phases of scientific research projects. Tracks, stores, retrieves and distributes specimens for laboratory analysis; prepares related records. Effectively use computers to organize and analyze laboratory research efforts. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, safety and compliance standards. Enhances professional growth and development by participating in education programs, reading current literature and participating in in-service meetings and workshops. Prepares written and graphical documentation required for research publications and presentation. Maintains, distributes, analyzes and projects information for required records, reports and statistics as directed. Attends meetings as required. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. 

Qualifications

The applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree in a science-related field; or an Associate’s degree in a science-related field and the equivalent of two years of full-time laboratory experience. The preferred candidate must be familiar with a personal computer and related laboratory systems, must have knowledge of laboratory procedures, have a working knowledge of instrumentation/procedures and also good knowledge of laboratory safety procedures. The preferred candidate will have a working knowledge of scientific research laboratory terminology, excellent verbal and written communication skills. They must demonstrate the ability to prioritize work and use time efficiently and have the ability to work in fast paced environment; take initiative; and strong ability to multi-task and organize. The preferred candidate must also have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

This is a grant-funded position.  Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.
 
Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.
 
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