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University of Maryland, Baltimore Laboratory Research Technician in Baltimore, Maryland

University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is currently seeking a Laboratory Research Technician to join the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.This Position involves maintaining cell cultures, running DNA & Protein Gels, animal/mouse handling. Additionally, this position will involve assisting with the preparation of media & other solutions. Also, the individual will perform general maintenance of the laboratory.

This is a FULL-TIME, CONTRACTUAL position

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*BENEFITS for Contractual Employee:

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UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 10 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain cell cultures

  • Collects and analyzes research data.

  • Performs routine biological procedures, chemical procedures or biophysical procedures.

  • Performs operation of laboratory equipment such as centrifuges, microscopes, autoclaves, Performs mouse colony breeding/maintenance.

  • Assists in ordering supplies and equipment for the laboratory.

  • Maintain database of laboratory chemicals

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:Bachelor's degree in a biological or chemical science.

EXPERIENCE:Cell cultures, DNA & RNA purification & general lab maintenance preferred.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

General knowledge of the principles and practices of biological and/or chemical

sciences; Good laboratory practices including safe and proper handling and

disposal of applicable specimens, materials and equipment. Ability to perform

laboratory procedures using applicable equipment and technique, to communicate effectively both orally and in writing & to use computers and related software applications.

Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are not eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).

Salary Range:$40,000 - $44,000

If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

Job: *Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff

Organization: *School of Medicine - Microbiology

Title: Laboratory Research Technician

Location: null

Requisition ID: 200000S3

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