Biological Scientist II

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Apr 12, 2023
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Biological Scientist II

Job Description:

Perform wet bench design, development, testing and analysis for molecular diagnostic assays.

Organize, analyze, summarize and present data for review by the Supervisor/Director.

General lab maintenance, including ordering lab supplies and maintaining equipment and records.

Miscellaneous laboratory duties (i.e., lab meetings and communications, SOP writing, etc.) necessary to complete previously described functions.

Other duties as assigned

Expected Salary:

Salary is between $46,000 - $52,000

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in biology or a closely related field and three years of relevant experience; or a Master's degree in biology or a closely related field and one year of relevant experience; Doctoral degree in biology or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ability to work independently, analyze and present data, multitask, and maintain close communication with the Supervisor/Director is required. The preferred candidate would have a baccalaureate degree in biochemistry, biology, or a related field with experience with molecular biology techniques in a research or clinical laboratory. Desired skill set includes cell culture, DNA and RNA extractions, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), real-time quantitative PCR, and sequencing (Sanger, NGS, RNASeq). Experience with molecular biology software, instrumentation, and cell biology procedures is advantageous, however, knowledge of basic cellular and molecular biology is required. Excellent teamwork and communication skills are essential.

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.

This requisition will be used to fill multiple positions.

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

Health Assessment Required: Yes