University of Texas at Arlington Laboratory Technician II [S01137P] in Arlington, Texas
Laboratory Technician II [S01137P]
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Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: If no high school diploma or GED, list highest grade completed; If some college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major.
Posting Number S01137P
Position Title Laboratory Technician II [S01137P]
Job Family Research
Position Status Full-time
Work Hours Variable
Open to University Wide (Internal Only)
Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience.
Duration Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis Monthly
Benefits Eligible Yes
Laboratory technician will study behavioral and cellular mechanisms of depression and addiction using rodents as model systems. Duties will involve a combination of the following tasks: purchasing lab supplies, Western blot, immunohistochemistry, rodent colony management, making solutions, microscopy, and preparation of live brain tissue obtained from rats and mice. If enough progress is made, there is a chance for participation in experiments for publication. Experiments may involve anatomical, biochemical, and behavioral techniques.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs routine scientific in the area of behavioral neuroscience. Assembles and/or operates various laboratory equipment and apparatus. Records research data in accordance with prescribed procedures, discussing results with supervisor. Assists in collection of data for project reports. Reads literature and confers with supervisor concerning implementation of new procedures. May plan for, and provide working supervision to, work of laboratory personnel of lower grade engaged in limited phase of research project. Individual will also help with organizing and maintaining laboratory equipment and supplies, and monitoring inventory levels, and ordering materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures.
High school graduation or equivalent. Six months of experience in laboratory work.
Experience with neuroscience laboratory techniques, including animal behavior. Experience planning, executing, and troubleshooting projects.
Hazardous materials, rodents (rats, mice). Periods of prolonged standing, sitting. May walk across campus multiple times in a single day (appox 400m each way). May be required to work weekends and before/after hours. Travel may be needed, but not required.
Special Conditions for Eligibility
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date
Review Start Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: If no high school diploma or GED, list highest grade completed; If some college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Are you a current employee of the university?
Do you have experience working in an animal lab?
Do you have experience using neuroscience laboratory techniques?
What is the highest level of education attained?
High School Diploma
Documents Needed To Apply
Resume or CV
Letter of Recommendation