Lab Technician

Position Details

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Lab Technician
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

To provide specialized technical assistance for a scientific research project designed to understand molecular mechanism of malignant mesothelioma cancers and drug effects. Perform experiments using established cell lines and laboratory animals involving experimental test compounds that will be evaluated for anti-cancer activity. Requires isolation and analysis of DNA, RNA and protein samples from cells in culture and tissue specimens. Conduct immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, and ELISA experiments. Provide routine maintenance of supplies and equipment. Perform other routine laboratory experiments, set up specialized equipment, monitor results, and troubleshoot procedures including Western blotting, real time PCR analyses, construction of plasmid and other vectors, transfection of cells, and purification of recombinant proteins. The length of this position will be 18 months.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related science and one to three years of laboratory experience in a biomedical setting required. Skills in molecular and cellular biological techniques required.

Desirable Qualifications
Other Information
Special Conditions Contingent on continued funding, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees
Category Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory
Job Type Full-time
FLSA Non-Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 29600.00
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 56240.00
Staff Hiring Band
Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 11/30/2017
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Lab Research Technician
Posting Number S1391PO
Department Pathology/55650
Position Number 00024663
Employee FTE 1.00
Employee Term 12

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