Laboratory Technician I
Company: University of Florida
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Laboratory Technician I
The Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care
and Sleep Medicine is seeking highly motivated applicants for a
Laboratory Technician I position within the laboratory of Dr. Carl
Atkinson. This position will work closely with other members of the
research team including scientist, clinicians, research
coordinators and students investigating alterations in the immune
system associated with chronic respiratory diseases and organ
transplantation. Duties/Responsibilities included but not limited
- Conduct research studies to support the scientific interests of
the principal investigator. Conduct scientific experiments designed
and outlined by the principal investigator to support the research
interest of the laboratory, including animal models of sinusitis
and organ transplantation, flow cytometry and cell culture as well
as develop new laboratory procedures. Analyze data and help prepare
scientific manuscripts and presentations. Maintenance of a complete
- Retrieve and process human tissue samples from the operating
rooms and clinical of our clinical collaborators. This includes
cataloging samples, establishing cell new primary cell lines and
processing samples as appropriate for future experiments.
- Maintain genetically modified mouse breeding colonies,
including weaning, collecting biopsies, genotyping, and record
keeping. Assist with protocol revision and comply with animal care
and use guidelines.
- Maintain organized and functional laboratory. Order laboratory
supplies, keep records of ordering. Keep records of laboratory
protocols. Maintenance of lab equipment, stock supplies. Comply
with all University of Florida safety guidelines.
- Train lab personnel. Train less experienced personnel in
following University policies and safety regulations. Instruct
students and technical staff in laboratory procedures.
- Collaborative science. Attend weekly lab meetings. Liaison with
visiting professors/researchers and develop excellent
communications with collaborators.
$14 - $16.18
Associate's degree in an appropriate area; or a high school
diploma or equivalent and two years of related experience.
Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training
may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred applicant will have a degree
in biology or a related field and 2+ years of experience in a
laboratory environment. Immunology coursework and/or experience is
a plus. Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload CV for consideration for this position.
This is a time-limited position.
This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are
still under consideration and need not apply.
If you are claiming veteran's preference, please upload a copy
of your DD-214, along with any other appropriate documentation to
support your claim, with your application for consideration.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting
Health Assessment Required: Yes
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