Research Technician II-III

Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Requisition number
1652
Department
Cerosaletti Lab
Location
Seattle

Overview

The Cerosaletti lab is seeking a Research Technician to support projects investigating the autoimmune response in type 1 diabetes using human samples. Research is conducted in a highly collaborative atmosphere, both within the lab and the institution.

Responsibilities

A Research Technician performs investigative work for research projects, performing experimental procedures and operating specialized and highly technical laboratory equipment. Reports to principal investigator.

Duties include:

  • Initiate and conduct experimental protocols with minimal instruction.
  • Perform chemical, physical, or biological analyses following written protocols or establishing new protocols.
  • Preparing fractionated samples from blood using sterile techniques.
  • Operating a variety of laboratory instruments such as flow cytometers, spectrometers, electrophoresis equipment, radiation counters, PCR machines, measuring instruments and devices.
  • Preparing laboratory reagents, chemicals, stocks, cultures and cell lines.
  • Maintain lab notebook, including gathering, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting data.
  • Prepare presentations for lab meeting. Conduct literature searches and data for presentations, progress reports, and manuscripts.
  • Confer with other scientific personnel; attend seminars and participate in lab meetings and journal club.
  • May train and/or supervise lab aides/techs.

Requirements

  • Requires a BA/BS in a scientific field and a minimum of 2-3 years of progressively responsible work experience in a scientific research laboratory.
  • Strong mathematical, computer, data analysis, and statistical analysis skills.
  • Good verbal and writing skills, and have the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Successful completion and documentation of experiments involving mammalian tissue culture
  • Preferred multiparameter flow cytometry experience.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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