Mayo Clinic Senior Research Technologist in Rochester, Minnesota
Department Physiology & Biomedical Engineering
Why Mayo Clinic
The needs of patients drive research at Mayo Clinic. As doctors treat patients and see opportunities for advancing patient care, they work together with Mayo scientists and research teams to develop new and improved diagnostic tools, medications, devices, treatment protocols and more. Encouraging and including contributions from diverse individuals is critical to Mayo Clinic's future. By leveraging the strengths that each diverse individual and group brings to the table, Mayo Clinic gains the strategic advantages of accelerated innovation, better problem solving, enhanced productivity and job satisfaction, improved quality, and, most importantly, provides better ways to meet the needs of our patients.
The Schafer Lab is seeking a Senior Research Technologist to aid in lab management and participate in NIH funded research. The candidate should have an interest in studying mechanisms that contribute to age-related brain dysfunction and cognitive decline. The position requires skills in basic molecular and cell biology. Experience in lab management and experience working with mouse and cell culture models is preferred. Additional preferred skills include: DNA/RNA analysis techniques (e.g. RT-PCR), immunostaining, confocal microscopy, and flow cytometry. The candidate should be able to manage organized databases and perform basic statistical and graphical data analyses. Candidates with experience in neuroscience, immunology, or pharmacology are encouraged to apply.
Independently sets up and performs experiments and procedures in support of lab goals and grant commitments (e.g. assays, cell/tissue culture, animal studies, etc.). Contributes to the planning, design and modification of studies and experiments in the research lab setting. Monitors results, reports unusual outcomes and suggests modifications. Collects, enters, summarizes, and analyzes data. May oversee and assist with the training of residents, fellows and temporary lab personnel in lab techniques. Works with minimal supervision and performs assignments independently as discussed and approved by Principal Investigator. (011382)
Requires bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science with 4 years of research laboratory experience.
Additional qualifications Master's degree in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science preferred.
Exemption status Exempt
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,128.00, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible Yes
Schedule Full Time
Hours / Pay period 80
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Category Clinical Labs and Research
Career profile Research
Job posting number 139434BR
Recruiter Chadwick Musolf
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