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Washington University of St. Louis Research Technician I - Pathology & Immunology - Immunobiology - 51239 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 Pathology & Immunology, Division of Immunobiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: This opportunity is with the Kipnis Lab in the Department of Pathology. We are a lab that focuses on mouse models to study the immune systems and responses in the brain. Work required for this position entails primarily mouse husbandry. This position is responsible for assisting with laboratory duties in a research setting; performs routine tests with direction from the supervisor, manager or higher-level technician. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assists the investigator or higher-level technician with research studies, experiments and assays, including collection of data. 2. Maintains files on research and assists with data entry. 3. Assists with general lab maintenance and cleaning. Required Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent high school certification. Preferred Qualifications * Comfortable with rodent handling and husbandry. * Basic knowledge of the immunology or neuroscience fields. * Proven ability to perform in a laboratory environment. * Ability to be motivated, independent, organized and collegial. * Demonstrated ability to maintain complete and organized records/reports. * Working knowledge of computer software. Salary Range The hiring range for this position is $13.80 - $15.97 per hour. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7. Applicant Special Instructions WORKING CONDITIONS: This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological, chemical and radioactive hazards. The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and 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 I - Pathology & Immunology - Immunobiology - 51239 Job ID: 51239 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular