Research Laboratory Technician II - Biology

Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska, US
Jul 27, 2021
Sep 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Under general supervision, provides a wide variety of technical lab support duties for classroom and research labs in a busy undergraduate science department. Requires knowledge of basic lab skills and equipment, thorough documentation of lab procedures and protocols, dedicated maintenance of laboratory records and inventories, troubleshooting lab protocols, and strong verbal and written communication skills.

Bachelors degree in related field of science required;
2-4 years research lab experience, including familiarity with basic microbiology or molecular biology lab protocols

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 occasional evenings and weekends depending upon lab support needs
Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 - 100%
Hearing: 50 - 74%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 75-100%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 50-75% % (pound: 20 lbs.)
Ability to hold, grip, grasp or otherwise manipulate items using fingers and hands: 75-100%
Travel: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No

AAP/EEO Statement:

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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.