Research Laboratory Technician I - Part time School of Dentistry

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190582 Requisition #

Under general supervision, provides a wide variety of laboratory testing and technical lab support for a research facility.  Requires knowledge of the processes/procedures in testing, documenting experiments, maintaining laboratory notebook, analyzing data, and reporting using complex statistical computer software.


This three-year, grant-funded position requires working within specific laboratory duties for several months each of the first two years (after training and certification) both assisting the PI, and independently. Duties for all years include ordering lab supplies, routine laboratory maintenance, assisting the PI and dental/undergraduate students with moderately complex molecular and cell biology procedures and experiments, confocal microscope imaging, and managing cell cultures (after training by PI).  The technician will also input data, assist with analyses, and do library research.

Qualifications:

Associate's degree in related field of Science required;

Bachelor's Degree in related Science field preferred;
0-1 year's research lab experience

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

Understanding of research methods, laboratory techniques, and care of laboratory equipment;

Ability to interpret data, troubleshoot and resolve technical issues;

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel; PowerPoint and Outlook;

Detail oriented;

Analytical skills;

Strong work ethic, excellent written and communication skills, and the ability to work independently;

Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays depending upon research needs

 

Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 – 100%

Hearing: 50 – 74%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 50 – 74%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 25 – 49 % (pound: 15 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75-100%

Travel: No

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No and Yes

AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.


Disclosure Statement: 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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