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Research Technologist I

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Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 08
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Pharmacology Toxicology 10034646
Salary: 16.83
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Clerical Technical- CT, Research/Scientific, 1/2 Time (50-64.9%)

Position Summary

Performs and coordinates laboratory experiments involving tissue-based and rodent studies; conducts laboratory assays using biochemistry and molecular biology; performs and oversees rodent behavioral studies; assists in planning of studies, as well as data collection and analysis; oversees compliance with safety regulations and ordering supplies. This is a 60% position and the candidate must be available to work Monday – Friday.


Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in the specific field of research employment or other related field; up to six months of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in basic research techniques in the specific or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

One to three years of laboratory experience; experience working with rodents including conducting behavioral studies; knowledge of basic statistical tests commonly used to analyze data from laboratory studies; basic molecular / biochemistry experience; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint software; a genuine interest in biomedical research; willingness to work as part of a team that includes undergraduate student researchers. 


Required Application Materials

Resume & Cover letter

Work Hours

24 hours a week; must be available Monday - Friday

Description of End Date

one year from date of hire

Summary of Health Risks

Duties associated with this position involve working with rats and mice and fixed and unfixed animal tissue.

Bidding Eligibility Ends 9/19/2017 @ 11:55 PM

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