Research Technician

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University at Buffalo

Location :
Buffalo, New York

Expiry Date :
Sun, 08 Nov 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Posting Details
Fiscal Year
2019 – 2020
Position Title
Research Technician
Classification Title
Research Technician II
Posting Number
Posting Link

Research Foundation
Position Type
RF Clerical/Technical
Appointment Term
Salary Grade
Position Summary
We are seeking a highly motivated and exceptionally organized research
technician with attention to detail for the management of our mutant
mouse colonies in a newly established neuroscience laboratory in the
Hunter James Kelly Research Institute. We are studying the mechanisms
of axonal support by glial cells, and axon degeneration itself, using
techniques on the molecular, cellular, and organismal level. The
selected candidate will help with maintenance of our mouse models for
neurodegenerative conditions. This includes all aspects of animal
breeding and organization, tissue collection, genotyping methods (e.g.
PCR and electrophoresis), and maintaining electronic records. The
candidate must have computer experience, especially with MS Excel.
Further, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are
required. If you meet these criteria, then please apply to join our
About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY s most comprehensive public research
university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition
for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve
more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and
inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and
engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding,
and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and
their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about
the University at Buffalo.
As an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer, the Research
Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an
applicant s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin and veteran or disability status
Minimum Qualifications
Associate s degree, or two years formal training in subject matter
directly related to the project or program and at least 3 years of
experience directly related to the project or program, or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Basic knowledge of laboratory animal management and welfare, genetic
recombination (e.g. Cre-loxP system), as well as PCR techniques are
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Salary Range
$20,000 – $25,000
Work Hours
28.25 hours week, actual hours TBD
NYS Center of Excellence and Bioinformatics
Posting Alerts
Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a brief
statement of previous research experience.
Special Instructions Summary
Contact’s Name
Bogdan Beirowski
Contact’s Title
Asst. Professor, Biochemistry Principal Investigator, HJKRI
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Deadline for applicants
Open Until Filled
Date to be filled
Number of references required
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant
By providing the names and e-mail addresses of my references, I hereby
authorize either Human Resources or the applicable hiring department
to contact my references.
Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
1. * Please indicate your current employment affiliation with the
University at Buffalo.
* Faculty
* Faculty Student Association (FSA)
* Research Foundation Employee
* State Classified
* State Professional
* UB Foundation
* Student
* No Current Employment Affiliation
2. * How did you first hear about this employment opportunity?
* Chronicle of Higher Education
* Conference
* Personal Referral
* Other
Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Statement of Previous Research Experience
Optional Documents