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University of Kansas Medical Center Research Technician- Microbiology, Molecular Genetic and Immunology (Tse Lab) in Kansas City, Kansas

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rResearch Technician- Microbiology, Molecular Genetic and Immunology (Tse Lab)

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Department:

SOM KC Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetic and Immunology

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Tse Lab

Position Title:

Research Technician- Microbiology, Molecular Genetic and Immunology (Tse Lab)

Job Family Group:

Professional Staff

Job Description Summary:

Department of Microbiology, KUMC is seeking a highly motivated candidate to work in the laboratory of Dr. Tse lab as a Research Technician to study autoimmune responses and -cell responses in Type 1 diabetes.

Job Description:

Required Qualifications

Education: Associate\'s degree in biological sciences.

Preferred Qualifications

Education: Bachelor\'s degree in life sciences.

Work Experience:

  • Experience with research involving animals.
  • PCR, Western blot, ELISA, qRT-PCR, immunofluorescence, and flow cytometry.

Skills:

  • Highly motivated to learn, assertive, detail-oriented, organized, can prioritize multiple tasks, and work independently.
  • Sound judgment, strong analytical skills and exceptional interpersonal skills

Job Duties Outlined

  • Conduct routine elements of research work that requires the use of skills, technical and academic knowledge to follow established procedures, and record results.
  • Under the direction of PI and other research staff will perform research with live mouse models and human samples.
  • Perform collaborative studies with other research laboratories at KUMC.
  • Participates in maintaining day-to-day laboratory operation that includes ordering supplies, cleanup, routine animal maintenance, and maintenance of equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by direct supervisor and other research staff.
  • Compliance: Attend and maintain compliance on all orientation and training sessions designated by the University and the Microbiology Department, understand and follow IACUC, animal, and biosafety protocols, and attend regular lab meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

Coverage begins on day one for health, dental, and vision insurance and includes health expense accounts with generous employer contributions if the employee participates in a qualifying health plan. Employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and various additional voluntary insurance plans are available. Paid time off, including vacation and sick, begins accruing upon hire, plus nine paid holidays. One paid discretionary day is available after six months of employment, and paid time off for bereavement, jury duty, military service, and parental leave is available after 12 months of employment. A retirement program with a generous employer contribution and additional voluntary retirement programs (457 or 403b) are available. https://www.kumc.edu/human-resources/benefits.html{rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"}

Employee Type:

Regular

Time Type:

Full time

Rate Type:

Hourly

Compensation Statement:

The pay range listed for this position is determined by our compensation program using market data and salary benchmarking. A combination of factors is considered in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, education, experience and training, qualifications relative to the requirements of the position, and funding. At the University of Kansas Medical Center, a reasonable estimate for the startin pay range will be the minimum to midpoint of the posted range, taking into account the combination of factors listed above.

Pay Range:

\$19.45 - \$25.25

Minimum

\$19.45

Midpoint

\$22.33

Maximum

\$25.25

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rApplication Instructions:

rTo learn more and apply online, please visit https://kumc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/kumc-jobs/job/Kansas-City-Metro-Area/Research-Technician--Microbiology--Molecular-Genetic-and-Immunology--Tse-Lab-_JR006615 or go to <https://careers.kumc.edu/> and search for position number JR006615.

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rApplications must be submitted directly through the KU Medical Center website to be considered for this position. Any applications submitted via email or this website will NOT be reviewed or considered.

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rAbout KU Medical Center:

rThe University of Kansas Medical Centers mission is to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs in the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. KU Medica

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