Washington University of St. Louis Geriatrics and Nutritional Science in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Nutritional Science Division. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY:

Position assists with the technical aspects of studies and experiments including documentation and preparation of materials.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assists investigator(s) with basic and clinical translational metabolism research that involves both mouse and human samples.
  2. Assists with experiments and provides standard care to research animals.
  3. Assists with conducting metabolic testing for clinical research projects.
  4. Prepares reagents, tissue cultures, and performs molecular analyses.
  5. Assists with general lab maintenance and cleaning.
  6. Assists with research studies, experiments and assays including collection of data, preparation of solutions and set-up and maintenance of equipment.
  7. Performs data entry and maintains data files on research.
  8. Complies with established safety procedures and maintains required documentation on laboratory and specimen conditions.
  9. Ensures lab conditions and equipment are properly cleaned and maintained in accordance with established procedures.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and up to 1 year of experience in a laboratory setting or equivalent combination of education and experience equaling 4 years required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and communicate with laboratory staff and investigators.
  • Ability to maintain complete and organized records/reports.
  • Working knowledge of computer software and general lab equipment.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $14.07 - $18.99 per hour.

Benefits

This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.

Applicant Special Instructions

Works in laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological, chemical and radioactive hazards. Must be physically able to wear protective equipment. Must be able to provide standard care to research animals.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Research Technician II - Geriatrics and Nutritional Science - 41884

Job ID: 41884

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular