• Research Technician

    Posted Date 3 days ago(7/13/2018 11:48 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-43830
    Category
    Research
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    COM Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
    Post End Date
    7/28/2018
  • Overview

    This Research Technician position will focus on understanding the differences and similarities of diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL), the most commonly diagnosed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, that develops in the setting of pediatric patients compared to adult patient populations. The successful candidate will conduct research that involves performing genomic and proteomic approaches with lymphoma tissues and cellular studies using well-established DLBCL cell lines. The candidate is expected to effectively relay research progress through written and verbal communications.

     

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary: $28,627

    Responsibilities

    • Assisting in the design and implementation of research with some initiative and independent judgment including data collection, analysis, and dissemination of the results through written and oral formats.
    • Maintain cell lines on a routine basis and during experiments.
    • Extracting RNA/DNA/protein from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded lymphoma tissues and interacting with ACRI-CTPR Genomics and Proteomic core facilities.
    • Perform administrative work in support of the research projects, including management, and inventory of research supplies and maintaining a written record of experiments performed and results obtained.
    • Conducts literature searches to find research information on related procedures and previous studies.
    • Supervise, monitor, and coordinate work of students and train in the operation of equipment.
    • Additional duties may be assigned.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in a Biology, Biochemistry or related field OR High School diploma/GED plus 4 years of research experience required.

     

    UAMS is an inclusive Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. 

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Frequently
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Laboratory Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Not required
    Hazards: Chemical

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