Laboratory Technician II--Department of Neurosurgery--RNS Engineering Laboratory

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:29190000 - MD-NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY

Classification Title:

Laboratory Technician II

Job Description:

Under the direction of the PI, the Laboratory Technician II will be responsible for:

Laboratory management

  • Maintaining lab equipment and keeping an updated inventory
  • Purchasing lab and office supplies
  • Maintaining laboratory safety programs
  • Training of personnel in laboratory safety techniques
  • Keeping laboratory records
  • Preparing reagents
  • Managing chemical and biological waste
  • Writing and editing SOPs (standard operating procedures) for the laboratory

Animal work

  • Monitoring and care
  • Surgical support (intracranial and subcutaneous tumor implantation in mice)
  • Post-surgical monitoring and care, including:
    • Health evaluation and surveillance
    • Giving injections (intravenous, subcutaneous, intraperitoneal, etc…)
    • Removing sutures
  • Maintaining procedures and protocols
  • Collecting biological samples (blood, tissues, etc.)
  • Maintaining animal care records

Experimental work

  • Synthesizing RNA constructs
  • Manufacturing nanoliposomes
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Confocal microscopy
  • Flow citometry
  • Analyzing data and reporting data, including report writing and developing presentations
Advertised Salary:

$13.00 - $13.32, commensurate

Minimum Requirements:

Associate's degree in an appropriate area and two years of related experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and four years of related experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum of two years of small animal handling and surgical experience. Three years minimum experience using Excel, Google Sheets and Prism for data analysis. Must have a strong background in designing and implementing Excel/Google worksheets with complex data points.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For consideration, applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a list of at least three professional references.

This is a time-limited position.

To claim veterans preference, indicate the claim on the application and provide required documentation by uploading a DD-214 (or equivalent certification from the Department of Veteran Affairs) and any additional supporting documentation based on type of claim.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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