Laboratory Coordinator II (TEMP)

Location
Orlando, Florida
Salary
Open
Posted
Apr 02, 2024
Closes
Jun 01, 2024
Ref
R107650#OJ--UCF.2
Industry
Education
Workplace
In-Office

The Opportunity:

The Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine seeks a Laboratory Coordinator (TEMP). This individual will be a research lab coordinator who will report to Dr. Amber Southwell's Lab at the UCF Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences at the Lake Nona campus. The Southwell lab focuses on preclinical therapy development for Huntington disease. We are seeking an outstanding laboratory technician to work on NIH-funded research program.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee lab supplies and routine maintain equipment.
  • Lead projects in the laboratory focused on bacterial cloning, recombinant protein production, and recombination.
  • Other studies that may include working with live animals, collecting and analyzing animal Maintain detailed written and electronic records of experiments and data.
  • Maintenance and collection of cultured cells and isolation of proteins and nucleic acids followed by quantitative assays.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree or masters degree and 2 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience pursuant to Fla. Stat. 112.219(6).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in molecular biology or a related field and 2 years of laboratory experience using molecular biology and microbiology techniques OR Master's degree with thesis in a related field.
  • Working knowledge of human and bacterial genetics.
  • Previous experience with bacterial cloning, protein production, or recombination.
  • DNA sequence analysis experience.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret results of performed experiments.
  • Outstanding organizational and troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal protocols, techniques, and instructions.
  • Good team player, independent, self-driven with good interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with the operation of a personal computer and software applications, such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Power point).
  • Knowledge of sterile/aseptic techniques.

Are you ready to unleash YOUR potential?

As a next-generation public research university and Forbes-ranked top employer in Florida, we are a community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to create broader prosperity and help shape a better future. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you'll play an integral role at one of the most impactful universities in the country. You'll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses, engaging in impactful work that makes a positive difference. Your time at UCF will provide you with many meaningful opportunities to grow, you'll work alongside talented colleagues on complex projects that will challenge you and help you gain new skills and you'll have countless rewarding experiences that go well beyond a paycheck.

Are Benefits Important to You?

State Benefits eligibility for OPS employees are subject to criteria established by the State of Florida. The state's benefits administrator, People First, determines eligibility and coordinates enrollment. If this position becomes eligible for state benefits the employee will be notified directly by People First. OPS positions are not entitled to paid time off.

Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions:

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research-related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.

The additional screening requirements only apply to research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty, graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, post-doctoral positions, undergraduate positions, visiting assistant professors, and visiting research associates.

Department

College of Medicine (COM) - Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences Dean's Office - Operations - OPS

Hours of Work

Full time

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Schedule may vary due to the needs of the laboratory

Type of Appointment

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Hourly Rate

Negotiable

Job Posting End Date

Benefits Eligibility

State Benefits eligibility for OPS employees are subject to criteria established by the State of Florida. The state's benefits administrator, People First, determines eligibility and coordinates enrollment. If this position becomes eligible for state benefits the employee will be notified directly by People First. OPS positions are not entitled to paid time off.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

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