Research Technician II

Location
WASHINGTON, District of Columbia-WASHINGTON
Posted
Jul 09, 2021
Closes
Aug 13, 2021
Ref
2100028V
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Research Technician position in Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Lab

The Research Technician will perform a variety of routine and specialized laboratory tests, specimen preparations, and experimental procedures for the purpose of research as directed

Qualifications

Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree with a major in basic science or related field. MS degree in biology or life science related field-(Prefered). Candidates with BS in biology will be considered if they have more the 2 years of research experience.

Experience

At least 2 year of relevant laboratory experience in biology. Preference will be given to those with cancer biology expertise.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Knowledge and working experience with mammalian cell culture, DNA/RNA processing, molecular biology techniques, immunological assays, experience with murine models is not required but will be considered as an advantage.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Strong mathematical skills and an inquiring attitude.

Basic knowledge of lab safety and use of basic lab equipment desired.

Functional Accountabilities
Research
  • Plan, conduct, and manage search projects within the federal and institutional regulations and policies under the direction of the principal investigator.


  • Responsible for appropriate use of research funds and resources.
  • Comply with all annual job-related training requirements.
  • Conduct literature search as directed.

Laboratory Work
  • Perform routine tests under the direction of principal investigator or supervisor.
  • Record and check results for completeness and accuracy.
  • Perform tasks that may require familiarity with fundamental techniques and equipment.
  • Compile information from lab notebooks and journals.
  • Attend seminars, and lab meetings to expand knowledge of research and laboratory techniques

Research Planning
  • Assist with planning specific research protocols and procedures.
  • Assist staff to develop and troubleshoot new techniques and ideas.

Recordkeeping
  • Maintain a log of work performed
  • Prepare charts, graphs, and results of studies; compile and help analyze data.
  • Maintain all required records, reports, statistics, etc.; prepare summary reports as requested


Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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