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Research Technologist I

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Research Technologist I


EEO Statement:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_12475
Department Pathology/Microbiology 50000521
Business Unit College of Medicine
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM with occasional weekends and evenings
Remote/Telecommuting No remote/telecommuting opportunity
Position Summary
The Research Technologist will assist with and support experiments in the lab focusing on the obligate intracellular bacterium, Chlamydia, including cell culture and infections, molecular biology assays (i.e., cloning), RT-qPCR, and other assays as needed. Training will be provided. The Research Technologist will also manage and maintain general lab inventories and ordering and other duties as needed.
Position Details
Posting Category Research - Non Academic
Working Title Research Technologist I
Job Title Research Technologist L1
Salary Grade RA15S
Appointment Type B1 - REG MGR PROF SALARY
Salary Range $40,000 - $60,000/annual
Job Requisition Begin Date 08/18/2023
Application Review Date 08/28/2023
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 No Experience
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:
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:
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, immunology, microbiology or related scientific field
Preferred Experience:
One or more years’ experience in research laboratory environment with preference to experience in bacteriology, microbiology, and/or molecular biology.
Preferred License: No
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Preferred Computer Applications: Not Applicable
Preferred Other Computer Applications: GraphPad Prism, Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Individual who is self-motivated, self-starter, positive, organized and neat, as well as has good work ethics and who enjoys laboratory work and science, particularly bacteriology and microbiology.

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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. * Are you proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * 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
  4. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * 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 August 19, 2023
    Requisition Staff_12475
    Located In Omaha, NE
    Job Type Full-time Employee
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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