Research Technician - Zhang Lab

 
  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Apr 3, 2024
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Research Technician - Zhang Lab

Job Description:

Job duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Organizes supplies, materials or equipment and sets-up equipment for laboratory experiments or demonstrations; may perform minor equipment maintenance. Operate laboratory and experimental equipment such as microtomes, microscopes, electron microscopes, spectrophotometers, centrifuges, analytical balances, photometers and spectrometers; makes minor repairs and makes arrangements for major repairs to be performed.
  • Collects and maintains data and/or specimens using basic laboratory techniques. Must have bioinformatic skills for mega data analysis. Will be assisting PI for review articles so must have great writing skills.
  • Aides investigator or senior lab members with routine preliminary data analyses; maintains research data in laboratory notebook, inputs data into computer software (RedCap) writes summary reports and reports findings to investigator. Presentation of the results by using PowerPoint.
  • Organize and keeps laboratory area clean.
  • Attend regular laboratory meetings.
Expected Salary:

Commensurate with experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in appropriate area of specialization or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent written, oral communication and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Knowledge of research and laboratory equipment appropriate to the area of the assignment.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

Please provide names and email addresses of three to five references as part of the application process. When ready, the hiring department will contact the listed references via email requesting their reference letters to be uploaded directly to the application website.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See the Qualified Positions link on our applicant FAQs page for a list of eligible positions.

This position is open until filled. Application review will begin April 8, 2024.
This is a time-limited position.
Health Assessment Required: Yes.