Apply now Job no: 517648 Position type: Staff Full Time Benefit Status: Benefited-Union Campus: UMass Lowell Department: Biological Sciences Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and grant and grade/range Applications Open: Feb 13 2023 Applications Close: Open until filled
General Summary of Position:
The Steinel lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at UMass Lowell has an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Technician. The Steinel lab uses the threespine stickleback fish system to study comparative (fish) immunology, B cell biology, evolution of the adaptive immune system, and host pathogen interactions. This position is ideal for a candidate seeking to obtain additional research experience prior to entering graduate school in the life/biomedical sciences, medical/dental/veterinary school, or biotech industry. We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, organized, and responsible individual to perform fish husbandry/care, manage the lab, and conduct independent research. Technicians have the opportunity to present their independent research at conferences and earn authorship on scientific papers.
The Steinel lab is a collaborative environment, and we support each other's projects and professional development. The chosen candidate will help support and grow this inclusive environment and will be expected to work with a diverse team of scientists.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
This is a Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit position, Grade P12.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, the posting may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
This position is contingent upon funding. The ideal candidate will make a minimum commitment of two years. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Start date is Spring 2023.
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.