About This Position
A Research Laboratory Technician is immediately available in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. We are seeking a highly motivated, creative, and team-oriented individual with strong organizational and written/verbal communication skills.
The Research Laboratory Technician aids scientists in their experiments by monitoring and recording their findings. Moreover, the Research Laboratory Technician ensures laboratory compliance with applicable safety regulations.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
- Cleans, sanitizes, maintains, and operates laboratory equipment
- Keeps records of research data and assists in analyzing it
- Maintains inventory of laboratory equipment and supplies and places orders in a timely fashion
- Proofreads and assists in the writing of manuscripts, grant proposals, and lab protocols
- Prepares reports of experiment results
- Performs research by completing simple experiments or steps in more complicated studies
- Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets
High school diploma or equivalent with at least one year of research laboratory or relevant experience. Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail. Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines. Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion. Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary. Commitment to the University’s core values. Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida’s only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We’re the challenge you’ve been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza (“the flu”) season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.