Research Technician

Research Technician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Research Technician to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in grant application process and manuscript preparation as required;
  • Maintains detailed notebook of all work-related activities;
  • Summarize results/data reports;
  • Uses computers, computer-interfaced equipment, robotics or high-technology applications to perform work duties;
  • Ordering lab supplies;
  • Preparation of laboratory reagents;
  • Data analysis and recording of results electronically and in a lab notebook;
  • Protein chemical assays including immunoblotting;
  • Maintain existing collection of instruments and inventories;
  • Responsible for maintaining detailed notebook of all work-related activities;
  • work with laboratory mice;
  • Will be expected to participate in formal and information presentations of results to staff;
  • Conduct standardized biological or biochemical assays and laboratory analyses, eg. TR-FRET, FP, western blot, cell-based assays;
  • Clean, maintain work areas and may be responsible for ordering of supplies;
  • Prepares and maintains laboratory reagents and stocks.

Requirements:

  • Must possess a high level of initiative and the ability to work independently;
  • BA/BS in Biological or Natural Sciences, with 1 year of job-related experience;
  • Experience working with cell cultures, transduction of cells in vitro, PCR, and receptor-based assays;
  • Strong MS Office skills including Excel;
  • Familiarity with the command line, linux and R desirable;
  • Bachelor degree in Biology, Computational Biology or related field required. 0-2 yrs of experience working in a scientific research setting a plus;
  • Proactive in identifying problems and solutions to address them;
  • Must be an exceptional team player;
  • Familiarity with fluorescent microscopy or flow cytometry is desirable;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Familiarity of basic cell culture and molecular biology laboratory techniques, including recombinant DNA and protein biochemistry, strongly desired;
  • 2 years’ Experience in Biomedical Research;
  • U.S. Citizenship is required;
  • Candidates must be able to pass a favorable adjudicated National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).