Research Laboratory Technician II-Microbiology (PS)

Employer
Creighton University
Location
Omaha, Nebraska, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 09, 2021
Closes
Jun 03, 2021
Ref
2171263896
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Under general supervision, provides a wide variety of moderately complex 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 position will support a Primary Investigator (PI) in the Department of Microbiology.

This position is 100% grant funded.

This position will work Monday to Friday, 8am-4:30pm; depending upon research needs position may require evening, weekend, and holiday work.

Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in related field of Science required;
2-4 years 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;

Strong communication skills (verbal and written);

Ability to work independently and self-initiate;

Ability to work as a team;

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: up to 20 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75-100%

Travel: No

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes

Working with Animals: Yes (rodents)

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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