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Research Technologist, Biology

Employer
University of Nebraska
Location
Omaha, Nebraska, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 23, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Genetics, Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Research Technologist, Biology

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Initial screening for minimum qualifications will begin immediately. Detailed review of applications for candidacy will begin on or after 04/13/2022. [RR1] To ensure full consideration, please apply by the review date.

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, relation, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is an AA/EEO/ADA institution. For questions, accommodations or assistance, please call/contact the ADA/504 Coordinator (phone: 402.554.3523) or the Director of Accessibility Services Center phone: 402.554.2872).

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Research Technologist, Biology

Department Biology

Essential Functions

The Department of Biology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha seeks a full-time research technologist to support biomedical research in the Blankenship Fungal Genetics Lab. The lab studies pathogenesis and antifungal drug sensitivity in the human pathogenic fungus Candida albicans using genetics, microscopy, and animal models of infection . This position will work closely with the lab head and members of the lab to drive the research foci of the group.

This position will be responsible for supporting and conducting research under the direction of the lab head, in collaboration with other members of the Blankenship lab. Additional responsibilities include maintaining lab organization, lab stocks, and equipment, ordering, and student training. Biosafety level 1 practices are key to the research and training in those practices will be be provided.

Work Schedule M-F 8am -5pm, on campus. This position is 100% in person.

Additional Duties

The position may also assist in the preparation and delivery of an upper-level lab course delivered by the lab head, generally in the fall semester. Strong communication, organization, and teamwork skills are required for this position. The ideal candidate will maintain accurate and organized records and maintain a professional and supportive relationship with other lab members and outside vendors. The ability to utilize a variety of computer services and programs (e.g. website maintenance, cloud services, Microsoft Office products) is highly desirable. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

BS in Biology or related field and two years with molecular biology experience research and writing.

Preferred Qualifications

MS in Biology or related field with four years of molecular biology experience research and writing, and experience in a technician position.

Will consider and equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly sits; may stand, walk. See, hear, speak and use of hands.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly works indoors. Noise level is low to moderate.

Salary Starting at $40,000, salary is commensurate with experience.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 2022-00192

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Initial screening for minimum qualifications will begin immediately. Detailed review of applications for candidacy will begin on or after 04/13/2022. [RR1] To ensure full consideration, please apply by the review date.

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, relation, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNOis an AA/EEO/ADAinstitution. For questions, accommodations or assistance, please call/contact theADA/504 Coordinator (phone: 402.554.3523) or the Director of Accessibility Services Center phone: 402.554.2872).

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