The Research Technologist will perform technical laboratory work including human bio specimen handling with aseptic techniques, to develop and characterize 2D and 3D cultures systems. Characterization will include molecular assays, immunofluoresence, data analysis and record keeping. The Research Technologist utilizes quantitative and qualitative techniques to analyze laboratory fluid or tissue samples, operates and caring for laboratory equipment, maintains laboratory supplies and related inventory, and prepares standard media, cultures, reagents, stains and solution. They also participate in and performing assigned phases of scientific research projects, track, store, retrieve and distribute specimens for laboratory analysis, prepare related records, and maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objective, quality assurance programs and safety and compliance standards. The Research Technologist will enhance professional growth and development by participating in educational programs, reading current literature and participating in in-service meetings and workshops and prepares other written documentation as required by the profession and the department; maintains distributes, analyses and project information for required records, reports and statistics as directed. The Research Technologist performs other related duties as assigned. This is a temporary position with opportunity to become permanent.
Applicants must have a Master’s degree in a clinical or scientific discipline; or a Bachelor’s degree in a clinical or scientific discipline and the equivalent of one year of full-time experience in a laboratory setting. The preferred candidate will have proficiency in tissue culture techniques and/or experience in managing mouse colonies including animal health checks, shipments, transfers, weaning, recording birth data, and genotyping. The preferred candidate will have skills with animal procedures (introperitoneal injection or oral gavages, subcutaneous, mammary fat pad and pancreatic orthotopic surgeries. They will also have organizing and planning skills and effective verbal and written communication, attention to detail, and be an effective team player.
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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