Biological Research Technician

Employer
University of Maryland
Location
College Park, Maryland
Salary
Full-time, contractual, benefits eligible. Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posted
Aug 06, 2019
Closes
Sep 10, 2019
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Science
Career Level
Entry Level
Hours
Full Time

University of Maryland Department of  Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, College Park, MD 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must have a strong science background, with either a B.S. degree (preferably in biology, microbiology, cell biology, or biochemistry) or an M.S. degree (research based).  Previous experience with molecular biology techniques, work with laboratory animals, and/or biochemical techniques would be a plus, but enthusiasm and organizational skills are more important.  Extensive training will be provided. 

DUTIES: The Technician will assist with research into bacterial pathogenesis and vaccine development under the supervision of the PI, including experimentation, data analysis, animal studies, troubleshooting and preparation of data for publication.  In addition, the Technician will perform a variety of functions vital for the day-to-day operation of the laboratory, including: ordering supplies, tracking lab expenses, overseeing maintenance of equipment, and organizing lab materials. 

TO APPLY:  Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references.Submit materials  electronically as a single file (MS-Word or PDF) to dcstein@umd.edu.  Screening of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. 

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