Research Senior Technician to assist and support scientific investigation to study vaping induced cancer as directed in the Department of Internal Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine; builds, maintains and repairs a smoking/electronic cigarette exposure system, and independently performs exposure-related experiments; performs a variety of molecular, cellular, and biological research techniques and procedures; tests and evaluates current procedures; records, consolidates and assists with analysis of research results; assists in evaluating validity of data obtained from experimental procedures; summarizes data for inclusion in grant proposals and manuscripts; prepares research progress reports; assists principal investigator with the preparation of publications, manuscripts, articles, posters, and abstracts; conducts library research on requested topics through researching current literature; oversees and maintains accurate records of laboratory activities; assists with training of junior research staff, and undergraduate and graduate students in research methods and equipment operation; sets up and operates laboratory equipment; monitors research supply, including specimens, inventory and initiates procurement requests as needed.
Minimum Education Required
Bachelor's Level Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Bachelors Degree or equivalent combination of education experience; 0-1 years relevant experience required; experience in maintaining and repairing lab equipment preferred; experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Sigma Plot, electronics, and programming preferred; ability to translate, adapt and apply academic or practical knowledge in the conduct of biological/health science research is required. Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.
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