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Research Technician III

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Research Technician III
Department/College/Unit Nebraska Center for Virology-7850
Requisition Number S_170219
Posting Open Date 04/26/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
07/24/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Provide assistance in conducting a USDA grant-funded research project. The laboratory is primarily a molecular virology lab studying viral pathogens. The incumbent is expected to perform experiments involving various cellular and molecular techniques – mainly tissue culture, RNA and DNA preparation, and PCR. Duties will also include the maintenance of lab inventory and reagents. Assist undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the lab, when needed.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in biology, microbiology, or related field plus one year of experience working in biology/microbiology laboratory required; equivalent education/experience considered. Experience with molecular biology protocols, such as DNA and RNA extraction, PCR, and tissue culture essential. Must have basic knowledge of laboratory protocols and an understanding of biological and chemical safety. Must have a working knowledge of aseptic techniques and basic microbiology skills.

Preferred Qualifications

At least one year of experience in tissue culture, DNA cloning. Working knowledge of immunology and basic immune assays such as ELISAs, ELISpots, and western blots.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment/random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $14.00/hr minimum
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Job Category (old) Office/Service
Job Type Full-Time
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Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? Yes
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