Core Research Facility Technician III - Pathology

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:29080100 - MD-PATHOLOGY-GENERAL

Classification Title:

Core Rsch Facil Technician III

Job Description:

Essential functions of the job:

Perform case processing including receipt of tissue, gross and fine dissection, tissue fixation, freezing, cell isolation and DNA isolation, and sample storage. Must participate in on-call schedule.

Respond to sample requests. Assist with sample archiving and retrieval for distribution. Operate multiple laboratory information management systems for sample tracking and histology. Assist in coordinating sample distributions and sample inventory management.

Assist with routine lab maintenance including ordering supplies, calibrating and checking equipment for proper function. Assist with periodic preventative maintenance on Core instruments. Troubleshoot equipment failures and arrange for or help with repairs. Evaluate new equipment to determine if it meets OPPC specifications.

Review scientific literature to maintain and further understanding of Core technologies. Perform data analysis for researchers using specialized data analysis software. Data may be used for further statistical analysis and/or publication.

Assist in training and assessing new OPPC staff. Communicate with internal and external clients regarding OPPC and nPOD. Edit and write SOPs.

Other duties as assigned.

Advertised Salary:

Up to $48,000; commensurate with education and/or experience  

Minimum Requirements:

BA/BS in related scientific field required with hands-on experience in basic laboratory and scientific methods. Optionally, 4 years of experience in science related field with at least 3 years in core specific applications. Research-based experience preferred.   Core or technology specific licensure and/or certifications where applicable. Additionally yearly certificate and compliance training if required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with human tissue, DNA extraction, RNA extraction, and cell isolation.

High attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

High proficiency in MS Office, especially Access and Excel.

Ability to maintain accurate records and inventories.

Interpersonal/human relations skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must submit a completed application, resume, and cover letter detailing their qualifications.

If you are a Florida resident claiming veteran's preference, please upload a copy of your DD-214 with your application for consideration. 

This is a time-limited position.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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