OPS Research Technician

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Sep 15, 2023
Full Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

Classification Title:

OPS Research Technician

Job Description:
  • Work with senior postdoctoral scholars to design and conduct experiments
  • Conduct molecular biology, biocatalysis, synthetic biology, and natural product biosynthesis experiments
  • General laboratory and equipment maintenance
Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree in microbiology, molecular biology, chemistry or related field. Appropriate college coursework or technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preferred candidates are expected to have at least one year of molecular biology-related bench work experience. Training will be given as needed.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in bacterial culture, protein purification, DNA isolation and purification, and PCR; pay attention to detail and be precise; work flexible hours depending on specific experiments;
  • The ideal candidate will also be able to design experiments, research literature, interpret and analyze the data, and solve technical problems;
  • Applicants must keep complete and precise records, including an up-to-date, organized, legible, and accurate laboratory notebook;
  • Applicants must also possess basic math skills, solid basic computer knowledge, excellent use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, and an ability to work, interact and communicate well with others.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

The University of Florida, College of Pharmacy, strives to stimulate a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion within an exceptional community of students, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and are committed to developing leaders who respect, support and have a positive impact on all individuals.

In recognition of its efforts to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment, the College of Pharmacy was the recipient of the 2021 and 2022 Insight into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.

As a part of our review we look for a full CV which includes all professional appointments/engagements, all post-secondary education, and all publications from post-secondary education and all respective dates.

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

Health Assessment Required: No