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Washington University of St. Louis Research Technician I - Rheumatology - 50717 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, Division of Rheumatology. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: This position includes assisting investigators with the technical aspects of mouse husbandry, documentation, and experiments related to molecular biology. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assists investigator with the preparation of solutions, research studies, and experiments which includes performing sterile cell culture techniques, PCR, restriction digest, plasmid purification, gel electrophoresis, and maintaining a detailed lab notebook containing research data. 2. Assists investigator in maintaining mouse colony, including breeding, weaning, genotyping and record keeping. 3. Assists with general lab maintenance and cleaning. Required Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent high school certification. Preferred Qualifications * College degree. * 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. 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 - Rheumatology - 50717 Job ID: 50717 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular