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Research Technologist II

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Research Technologist II


Vaccination Requirement

The University of Nebraska Medicine Center (UNMC) requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff, and faculty. All employees must be fully vaccinated unless they have requested and been approved for an exemption based on a recognized medical reason, a sincerely held religious belief, or a pre-approved, 100% remote work agreement. Fully vaccinated means having received one dose of a single dose COVID-19 vaccine (Johnson & Johnson) or both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (Moderna and Pfizer).

As a prospective and/or a new employee at UNMC, you will be/are required to comply with the UNMC’s vaccination protocol. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers will have five (5) days from the date of hire to provide proof of partial or full vaccination or to request a medical or religious exemption. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers with proof of partial vaccination may have up to thirty-five (35) days from the hire date to be in full compliance with this policy. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers who receive a denial of a request for medical or religious exemption will be given five (5) business days from exemption denial notification date to provide proof of compliance with this policy. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers with no approved exemption who fail to comply with this policy will be separated.

EEO Statement:

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Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_11885
Department Pathology/Microbiology 50000521
Business Unit College of Medicine
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM, occasional evening or weekend
Remote/Telecommuting No remote/telecommute opportunity
Position Summary
Experienced molecular biologist to provide support to cell and molecular biology studies in an established virus pathogenesis and evolution lab. Duties include establishing and maintaining lab activities and resources, conducting or assisting with relevant research experiments, as well as recording and analyzing results according to established protocols. Participates in laboratory meetings and training of new staff.
Position Details
Posting Category Research - Non Academic
Working Title Research Technologist II
Job Title Research Technologist L2
Salary Grade RA21S
Appointment Type B1 - REG MGR PROF SALARY
Salary Range $44,700 - $67,100/annual
Job Requisition Begin Date 12/09/2022
Application Review Date 12/19/2022
Review Date Information:
Initial application review will begin on the date provided in the field above. Applications received prior to this review date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.
Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Education: Bachelor's degree
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)
Scientific field
Required Experience 2 years
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:
Experience in a research laboratory setting.
Required License No
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook
Required Other Computer Applications: GraphPad
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Attention to detail, good math skills, and an above average ability to maintain accurate lab records and to handle data efficiently.
  • Willingness to accept training in new technologies and computer software applications.
  • Scientific and technical knowledge in the experiments that are performed in the laboratory.
  • Willingness to follow recommended improvements in technologies.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate own work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with supervisors, professional staff and students.
Preferred Education: Master's degree or equivalent
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:
Cell biology, virology, molecular biology, or related scientific field

(will consider a combination of education and experience)
Preferred Experience:
Three or more years’ experience in research laboratory environment with preference to experience in virology, molecular biology, cell biology, and/or immunology.
Preferred License: No
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Preferred Computer Applications: Not Applicable
Preferred Other Computer Applications:
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Individual who is a self-motivated self-starter who is positive, organized and neat, as well as has a good work ethic and who enjoys laboratory work and science, particularly cell biology and virology.
  • Knowledge of institutional, state, and federal guidelines and policies for laboratory practices.
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EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a Scientific field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of two years experience in a research laboratory setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If you do have a minimum of two years experience in a research laboratory setting, please elaborate (If No, indicate NA).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you proficient in GraphPad?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  7. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Within the past 6 months, have you been affected by a reduction in force or grant funding expiration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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    Full-time Employee
    Date Posted May 11, 2023
    Requisition Staff_11885
    Located In Omaha, NE
    Job Type Full-time Employee
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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