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Technician B - Hematology & Oncology


Technician B - Hematology & Oncology

  • 526439
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jun 3 2022
  • Technical Grade 4
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $915.64 per week

Position Summary

Working in the Myeloma/Amyloidosis laboratory, the Technician B will support research in the field of Plasma Cell Dyscrasia under the supervision of the postdoctoral fellow/PI. The main topic of the lab is to study mechanisms of action of anti-myeloma agents as well as development of myeloma bone disease.


  • Assist the postdoctoral fellow/PI with experiments
  • Perform a variety of techniques including flow cytometry, cell culture, PCR and immunohistochemistry, under supervision
  • Assist with ordering of supplies and inventory maintenance
  • Perform additional related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques
  • Must be self-motivated, be detail oriented, and have exemplary work ethic
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently as well as part of a team, and work well under pressure
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and data management files

Other Requirements

  • The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made
  • Participation in the medical surveillance program:
    • work with laboratory animals
    • potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
    • work with known infectious agents or biological toxins where prophylactic vaccination is available
  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

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