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Research Technician I

Buffalo, New York ~ August 21, 2019

The Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (HJKRI) is seeking a technician to assist with daily laboratory activities.This is a junior level assistant/research position in direct technical support of several ongoing projects. This position is a 0.50 FTE (part-time). After the selected candidate has completed a period of training and becomes proficient in basic protocols, the FTE could increase to 1.00 (full-time). The selected candidate is expected to perform a variety of routine tasks under the direct supervision of the laboratory manager:
*Performing DNA extraction, PCR and gel electrophoresis
*Contribute to management of transgenic mouse colony
*Caretaking, breeding, and genotyping of mice.
*Preparing common solutions
*Maintaining lab inventory, purchasing
*Cleaning and sterilization of material
*Coordinate disposal of hazardous waste
*Assist in primary cell culture
*Performing mycoplasma testing
*Processing of tissue for histology and biochemical analysis
*Bright field, fluorescent and electron microscopy
*Data analysis and quantification
*Outstanding Benefits Package*
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*About UB*
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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