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Technician B - PACC

Medicine

Technician B - PACC

  • 521659
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jan 4 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

Seeking a highly motivated Technician B to support the day-to-day operations in the laboratory and ongoing research projects in a lab that focuses on mechanisms mediating cardiovascular complications of sleep disorders, including endothelial pathology in sleep apnea, sleep deprivation and an in vitro models of intermittent hypoxia.


Responsibilities

  • Process endothelial cells and other biological specimens collected from humans.
  • Perform immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy, DNA/RNA work, RNA-seq, flow-cytometry, and cell culture.
  • Engage in the laboratory's research goals and work closely and collaboratively with team members 
  • Perform work with ex vivo fresh human endothelial cells.
  • Participate in co-authored research publications.
  • Perform additional related duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or physics or related science or equivalent in education, training and experience
  • Laboratory skills including molecular biology techniques
  • Self-motivated with ability to work well as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and writing skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with handing cell culture, confocal microscopy, DNA/RNA work

Other Requirements

  • Participation in the medical surveillance program
  • Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

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