Core Rsch Facil Technician III

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Mar 15, 2023
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Core Rsch Facil Technician III

Job Description:

Perform tissue processing including receipt of tissue, gross and fine dissection, tissue fixation, freezing, DNA isolation, and sample storage.

Tissue paraffin embedding, tissue sectioning with microtome and cryostat (frozen and paraffin). H&E and special stains.

Respond to sample requests. Assist with sample archiving and retrieval for distribution. Operate multiple laboratory information management systems for sample tracking and histology. Assist in coordinating sample distributions and sample inventory management

Assist with routine lab maintenance including ordering supplies, calibrating and checking equipment for proper function. Assist with periodic preventative maintenance on Core instruments. Troubleshoot equipment failures and arrange for or help with repairs. Evaluate new equipment to determine if it meets OPPC specific actions.

Review scientific literature to maintain and further understanding of Core technologies.

Assist in training and assessing new OPPC staff. Communicate with internal and external clients regarding OPPC and nPOD. Edit and write SOPs.

Expected Salary:

Starting salary is between $55,000 - $57,000 per year

Minimum Requirements:

BA/BS in related scientific field required with hands-on experience in basic laboratory and scientific methods. Optionally, 4 years of experience in science related field with at least 3 years in core specific applications. Research-based experience preferred. Core or technology specific licensure and/or certifications where applicable. Additionally yearly certificate and compliance training if required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with human tissue such as pancreas, kidney, heart, lymph nodes, spleen and others.

High attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

High proficiency in MS Office, especially Access and Excel. Ability to maintain accurate records and inventories.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

This is a time limited position.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

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

Health Assessment Required: No