Research Technician

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Classification:Temporary Professional (E)
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 75
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

WWAMI School of Medical Education is seeking applicants for a research technician position. This position will contribute to the planning, design, and modification of studies and experiments in support of laboratory goals.

Duties:

100Technical and other assistance with research projects. Lab management (ordering supplies/maintaining lab equipment). Running experiments and analyzing data. Assisting undergraduate and graduate students.Essential

The main emphasis of this position will be to work with Dr. Holly Martinson to conduct a variety of research projects. This position will contribute to the planning, design, and modification of studies and experiments in support of laboratory goals. Dr. Martinson’s research is focused on the development of cancer vaccines and immunotherapeutic treatments utilizing a nanoparticle delivery system.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Have an understanding of how learning/research/creative processes works.
• Ability to collaborate and work in a diverse environment.
• Good organizational skills.
• Good communication skills.
• Have experience, or interest and capacity to learn curricular or research design and support.

Required Experience:
• Prior lab experience (greater than 6 months)
• Experience with flow cytometry, cell culture, molecular biology techniques (RT-PCR)

Typical Education or Training:
Awarded Bachelor's degree

Minimum Hourly Rate:
$17.67/hour

Acceptance into this pool does not constitute an offer of employment.

Application Procedure:
To be considered for the position, applicants must upload the following documents to your application:
• Resume or CV
• Cover letter
• Unofficial academic transcript(s)

Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

At-Will:

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

Drug-Free Workplace:
University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace

Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Standard Time

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