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Research Technologist I

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Requisition Details


Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_7904
Department Pediatrics Metabolism 50000641
Business Unit College of Medicine
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Mon - Fri; 8:00am - 5:00pm
Position Summary

Supports the research goals of the Section of Inherited Metabolic Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics. Will perform biochemical lipid and protein analyses on tissues and cultured cells, maintenance on scientific instruments, record data in computer database programs. Animal husbandry, dissection, and analyses.

Position Details

Additional Information

Posting Category Research - Non Academic
Working Title Research Technologist I
Job Title Research Technologist L1
Appointment Type No Response
Salary Range $35,400 - $53,100/annual
Job Requisition Begin Date 09/06/2017

Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Education: Bachelor's degree
If any degree/training is required, please specify the type:

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 Access, Microsoft Excel
Required Other Computer Applications: Scientific charting software, such as SigmaPlot.
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must be proficient in database design using Microsoft Access, scientific charting software such as SigmaPlot, spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Excel.
Must have excellent communication and writing skills, and the ability to research topics through use of the library and on-line Internet search engines.

Preferred Education:
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:
Preferred Experience:

Experience in a research setting.
Experience in analytical biochemical techniques, including the use of GC instrumentation.
Prior experience with mammalian tissue culture,biochemical enzyme assays using spectrophotometer, fluorometer, microfilter plate reader and radiochemical methodologies. Experience with molecular biology techniquest, including DNA cloning, PCR, Agarose gel electrophoresis, DNA genotyping, SDS-PAGE of proteins and Western blotting.

Preferred License: No
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Preferred Computer Applications:
Preferred Other Computer Applications:
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Experience with methods and instruments used for analytical chemistry including gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy, UV spectroscopy and high-pressure liquid chromatography.
Experience and familiarity with mammalian tissue culture.
Experienced with enzyme assays and protein gel electrophoresis.

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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 and Access?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you proficient with scientific charting software, such as SigmaPlot?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience in a research laboratory setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Other
  6. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * 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