Research Technician - Burke Lab

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Palm Beach
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:37044140 - SR-MM-BURKE LAB

Classification Title:

Research Technician 

Job Description:

Under minimal supervision, independently and in collaboration with others perform research and conduct a wide variety of standard laboratory procedures for projects; analyze data and interpret results; investigate, troubleshoot, and modify methods and procedures as necessary; may assist in designing experiments; may provide routine equipment maintenance as well as guidance/training to other department personnel; perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned. Will assistant in laboratory set up, including ordering equipment and supplies, equipment set up and maintenance, training personnel.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • The technician will be expected to perform routine scientific tasks related to molecular biology, immunology, virology, and microscopy in an academic laboratory setting.
  • The technician will be expected to work independently and as part of a team to: generate plasmid DNA constructs, perform mammalian cell culture, generate CRISPR knockout mammalian cell lines, perform immunofluorescence assays and smFISH. In addition, technician will perform other routine tasks including operating standard lab equipment of moderate complexity, data recording, and performing other related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.
  • Further details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.
Expected Salary

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Requirements:

Requires a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, or microbiology and up to one (1) year of related experience.

Three (3) to six (6) years of related laboratory experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in:

  • Mammalian cell culture experience
  • Familiarity with laboratory equipment set up and maintenance
  • Advanced light microscopy
  • Proficiency in virological techniques
  • RNA-sequence analysis
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume. 

Please provide names and email addresses of three to five references as part of the application process. When ready, the hiring department will contact the listed references via email requesting their reference letters to be uploaded directly to the application website. 

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

This position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately. 

This is a time-limited position. 

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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