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Job ID: 113343

Research Technician II
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 2, 2018
Title Research Technician II
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Small/Lab Animal Medicine
    Veterinary Medicine - General

The Department of Medicine, has an opening for a self-motivated and independent Research Technician II. This individual will work closely with other members of the research team.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Perform experiments on small animals involving administration of anesthetics, surgery, intraperitoneal and intravenous injections, and harvesting of appropriate tissues and/or fluids. Perform small animal behavior training/testing.
  • Prepare and perform analysis of sample preparations of tissues, cell extracts, culture medium, blood, CSF, etc. for various compounds or molecular activities of interest utilizing immunohistochemistry/immunocytochemistry, enzyme-linked immunoabsorbant substrate assays (ELISA), bioassays, colormetric protein assays, RNA extraction, Q-RT-PCR analysis, and western blot analysis.
  • Generate and maintain tissue cultures.
  • Propagate established continuous cell lines. Prepare culture medium and solutions for cellular and biochemical procedures and assays.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the laboratory, including, but not limited to: routine equipment maintenance; proper handling, disposal, and record keeping of hazardous materials and waste (i.e., chemicals, MSDS, sharps, and blood); maintaining an inventory of laboratory materials; and maintaining a safe and clean laboratory environment.
  • Record and catalog procedures and results.
  • Assist in the tabulation, analysis, and presentation of experimental data.
  • Assist with manuscript preparation
  • Participate in laboratory meetings and read applicable scientific literature
  • Help with general lab organization; maintain purchasing information and perform ordering.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a Life Sciences related major and/or Master’s degree with experience in animal research.
Must be able to work independently in a team environment
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Good work ethic

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