OPS Laboratory Technician

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Sep 22, 2022
Part Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

Classification Title:


Job Description:

Job duties include:

  • Conducting research
    • Performing experiments using techniques such as sterile cell culture, PCR, ELISA, and immunostimulation assays
    • Culturing and maintaining different parasite life stages
    • Carrying out in vivo studies with dogs, cats, or mice
  • Documenting and reporting research findings
    • Maintaining detailed research records and communicating results to supervisor
    • Assisting in analysis of experimental data and drafting of publications
  • Managing laboratory operations
    • Ensuring adequate inventory on hand to carry out research
    • Maintaining laboratory, chemical, and biological safety compliance
  • Assisting with training and supervision of undergraduate/graduate/veterinary students in their research
  • Other duties as defined by supervisor
Expected Salary:

$17.00 - $19.00 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in biology or a closely related field plus three years of laboratory research experience; or Master’s degree in biology or a closely related field plus one year of laboratory research experience

Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expertise in sterile cell culture, PCR, and animal handling (e.g. restraint, blood collection, injections, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate concurrent projects, manage time effectively, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive materials
  • High level of professionalism, reliability, and attention to detail
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume, and list of at least three references with contact information (name, phone number, and email address).

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required:Yes