Principal Laboratory Technician

College of South Jersey
September 24, 2023
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Principal Laboratory Technician

Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non- Laboratory) Department RWJ-Psychiatry Research Overview

New Jersey's academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark's University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Principal Laboratory Technician for the department of Psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Under direction of a Principal Investigator or Laboratory Manager, performs, and/or supervises the work of technical employees, engaged in specialized research activities of the laboratory. May conduct complex research activities involving collection, analysis, interpretation and evaluation of research data. Trains and develops subordinate staff.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Leads Laboratory Technicians and support personnel in the receiving, unpacking, sorting, and opening of specimens. Oversees the preparation and distribution of specimens received for examination and is responsible for the disposal of specimens when examinations are complete.
  • Assigns and instructs subordinate laboratory employees and supervises the performance of their work.
  • Assists and/or oversees all technical and experimental procedures pursuant to the required research activity.
  • Oversees the preparation and standardization of reagents and standard solutions, culture media and stains, and antigens used in the section.
  • Oversees or performs the maintenance and proper use of Ph meter, analytical balances, spectrophotometer, autoclaves, washer, ovens, ultrasonic cleaner, microscopes, automatic pipettes and other related laboratory equipment. Instructs other employees on equipment use and maintenance as needed.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Work Arrangement

    This position requires a fully on-site work arrangement.

    FLSA Nonexempt Grade 1825 Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 24.310 Annual Mid Range Salary 24.810 Annual Maximum Salary 25.550 Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description Teamsters, Local 97 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility PERS


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Associates Degree in relevant science plus two (2) years related experience in a laboratory environment.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous lead experience highly desirable.
  • Computer literacy desirable.
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing. No special vision requirements. Must be able to lift or exert up to 25 pounds.

  • WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office environment. Moderate noise

  • Special Conditions

    Posting Details

    Posting Number 23ST2295

    Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick City New Brunswick State NJ Location Details

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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    Supplemental Questions

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  • Do you have an Associates Degree in a related field, plus two (2) years of related experience?
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