Laboratory Research Technician Assistant - (190000NC)
The Department of Orthopaedics in the School of Medicine is hiring a contractual, full-time Laboratory Research Technician Assistant . This is a new position that will be responsible for performing simple routine biological, chemical and/or physical tests according to standardized processes and assisting in performing other laboratory activities and maintenance.
This is a contractual position which offers a generous benefits package that includes 10 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.
1. Performs simple routine procedures and simple synthesis, product isolation, or biophysical procedures, such as DNA extractions.
2. Prepares simple chemical solutions, media, reagents, stains, and buffers.
3. Assists in collection, preparation, and processing of specimens or cell or tissue cultures
4. Performs general housekeeping of laboratory, and operation of laboratory equipment.
5. Assists with sterile procedures.
6. Maintains chemicals and equipment inventory.
7. Develops and prints film detailing biochemical or other analyses.
8. Assists in collection, recording, and entering research data.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
Education : Associates degree in a biological or chemical science. Bachelors in biology, microbiology, biochemistry, pharmacology or any field of study related to biomedical research is preferred.
Previous laboratory experience is preferred.
Other : Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
General knowledge of the principles and practices of natural and/or chemical sciences and safe and proper handling and disposal of applicable specimens, materials and equipment. Ability to perform laboratory procedures using applicable equipment and techniques; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to use computers and related software applications; to lift, transport and deliver materials and stock laboratory supplies and goods; to wear and work in personal protective equipment.
Conditions of Employment: Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform job. Employees in this job class may be required to work with biohazardous or radio-labeled materials and to successfully complete applicable safety training.
Based on the contractual status of this position, selected candidates are not eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Salary Range: $35,728 - $37,928
If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff - N09LRA
Employee Class Non-Exempt Contingent II
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Orthopaedics
Job Posting: Jun 12, 2019
Unposting Date: Jun 20, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 123701
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