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Technician B

Microbiology and Immunology

Technician B

  • 533248
  • Medical Center
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jan 13 2023
  • Technical Grade 4
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $50,329.13 - $50,329.13
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Position Summary

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is seeking a full-time laboratory Technician B to assist with experiments in yeast molecular genetics in the Symington Lab.


  • Preparation of growth media and of stock solutions.
  • Order replacement supplies and maintaining laboratory equipment.
  • Perform molecular genetic experiments, including genomic DNA isolation, yeast transformation, plasmid construction and PCR genotyping to assist members of the laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic knowledge of molecular biology or immunology from coursework or equivalent research experience.
  • One year of related experience preferred.

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