Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Principal contribution is providing technical and administrative support for research projects aimed at understanding the pathophysiology of diabetes, obesity and aging. Under general supervision, the Research Technician performs moderately complex lab and/or research-related duties and tasks.
Collect and maintain data and/or specimens.
Maintain equipment and supplies.
Responsibilities may also include the following non-laboratory duties: assist with developing or amending study protocols; assist with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support.
Responsibilities may include the following laboratory duties: setting up and performing experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
Knowledge in relevant scientific field required.
Knowledge of research techniques or methods relevant to the lab (e.g. Microscope imaging, image and data analyses, which includes writing/modifying computer scripts, maintaining the computer network environment and trouble-shooting hardware/software problems) required.
Analytical skills required.
Problem-solving skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Organizational skills required.
Verbal and written communication skills required.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted required.
One year of relevant research experience preferred.
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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