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Washington University of St. Louis Senior Research Technician - Molecular Microbiology - 50186 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 Molecular Microbiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is in the lab of Dr. Shabaana Khader, Department of Molecular Microbiology (www.khaderlab.wustl.edu). The senior technician will be part of an integrated team of researchers who will be involved in understanding the basis of protection against the disease tuberculosis. The technician will assist in studies to understand the molecular mechanisms that can be targeted to improve vaccines and therapeutics for tuberculosis.

This position independently performs complex research studies, experiments and assays.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Performs complex analysis/projects according to research protocols, explaining methods and procedures to other technicians.
  2. Provides for data entry and current data files on research projects. Monitors data to ensure consistent quality.
  3. May perform preliminary statistical analysis of data.
  4. Assures compliance with established safety procedures and maintains required documentation on laboratory and specimen conditions.
  5. Ensures lab conditions and equipment are properly cleaned and maintained in accordance with established procedures.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree with two years of experience in a laboratory setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience equaling seven years.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with mouse colony maintenance.
  • Experience with flow cytometry, imaging and tissue culture techniques is highly preferred.
  • 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 $17.00 - $22.96 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 and chemical 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: Senior Research Technician - Molecular Microbiology - 50186

Job ID: 50186

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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