Research Technician III

University of Nebraska Lincoln

United States

December 6, 2021


Position Information Working Title Research Technician III

Department Food Science & Technology-0836 Requisition Number S210224 Posting Open Date 04/07/2021 Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 12/06/2021 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Description of Work

Using aseptic handling processes clean, handle and store a large volume of sample preparation and reagent preparation vessels on a daily basis. Evaluate suitability of samples for testing in existing assays and identify appropriate methodology to maximize extraction efficiency. Independently assess and address appropriate sample preparation. Identify potential areas of contamination. Perform daily quality control verifications of equipment. Maintain stock of laboratory supplies. Share responsibility in training, oversight and guidance of undergraduate student activities.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: https:// www. nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a science field plus one year laboratory experience that includes reagent preparation required; equivalent education/experience considered. Specifically, an associate's in any area of science plus three years qualifying laboratory experience is acceptable. Experience in independently assessing and addressing appropriate sample preparation and experience identifying potential areas of contamination required.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer experience tracking multiple projects and shifting priorities/work loads and experience using aseptic techniques.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No Physical Required No Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre- employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No Criminal History Background Check Required Yes Posted Salary $17.00/hr minimum How to Apply

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Job Category (old) Office/Service Job Type Full-Time Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5) Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? Yes If Temporary, indicate end date Planned Hire Date: Appointment End Date

Supplemental Questions

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  • Please describe your laboratory experience in reagent preparation, including years of experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please describe your experience in independently assessing and addressing appropriate sample preparation and identifying potential areas of contamination.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • What experience do you have working with aseptic techniques?
  • (Open Ended Question)

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