Health Research Inc.
Center for Personalized Medicine
First Shift (United States of America)
The Laboratory Technician utilizes quantitative and qualitative techniques to analyze laboratory fluid or tissue samples, operates and cares for laboratory equipment; maintains laboratory supplies and related inventory and prepares standard media, cultures, reagents, stains and solutions. The Laboratory technician also participates in and performs assigned phases of scientific research projects, tracks, stores, retrieves and distributes specimens for laboratory analysis; prepares related records and may use computers to organize and analyze laboratory research efforts. They also maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, safety and compliance standards. Enhances professional growth and development by participating in educational programs, reading current literature and participating in in-service meetings and workshops and prepares other written documentation as required by the profession and the department; maintains, distributes, analyzes and projects information for required records, reports and statistics as directed.
The starting salary for this position is $36,238 annually which includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Required Education and Experience
1. Bachelor's degree in a science-related field; or
2. Associate's degree in a science-related field and the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time laboratory experience.
Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices.
The preferred candidate will have experience m aintaining multiple cell lines under aseptic conditions , knowledge performing biochemical assays including protein extraction, western blotting, PCR, ELISA and other 96-well plate-based assays, drug screens utilizing live cell imaging, and cell viability assays, experience working with mice, including tumor implantation and growth monitoring. The will also have the ability to utilize Excel and GraphPad software to analyze plate-based assays, experience formatting data for publication and comfort presenting data in group settings on a regular basis and excellent organizational skills, track use of lab supplies weekly to maintain inventory.
Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual's relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.
Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to HR-Benefits@RoswellPark.org or call (716) 845-4700 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
This is a grant-funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.
Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans