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Translational Research Technician

Job ID 149129 Date posted 07/19/2018

Under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator and working semi-independently within established protocols and guidelines, the Research Technicians performs a variety of tasks associated with scientific research and analysis. Techniques of microbiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology are employed. Accurate record keeping and strain preservation are essential to the role.


Education: Bachelors degree in the biologic or social sciences.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Not required.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
• Thoroughly proficient with sterile techniques, media preparation, and basic microbiology.
• Ability to function independtly and to devise creative ways of obtaining information, knowledge of medical terminology and medical practice.
• Indepth working knowledge of relevant systems utilized or impacted by the department.
• Knowledge of disk diffusion and dilutional antibiotic susceptibility testing.
• Ability to interact with professional and clinical staff at all levels.
• Knowledge of and proficiency with computer databases and word processing software.
• Mathematics sufficient to perform the required calculations for computation of results and for preparation of appropriate cell suspensions and solutions is expected.
• Additional procedures such as DNA electrophoresis, plasmid visualization, and bacterial conjugation.
• Expert organizational skills.
• Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Working knowledge of relevant State and Federal regulatory requirements and processes.
• Ability to use a pc and access relevant data.
• Manual dexterity.
• In the absence of certain of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

Experience: A minimum of 1 year related experience working in a laboratory setting.


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