Student Lab Technician

University of the Incarnate Word
August 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:$14/hour
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Part time
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Position Information

Position Title Student Lab Technician

Academic Year 2023-2024 UIW Mission

The University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The student lab technician, under minimal supervision, works in a basic science research laboratory, operates lab equipment, performs experimental procedures, and collects and summarizes research data. Responsibilities include assisting or conducting a variety of scientific experiments and research projects of limited complexity, collecting, evaluating, and interpreting data for clinical and diagnostic research.

This is a student position open to current UIW undergraduate students.

Essential Functions

  • Assists in conducting a variety of scientific experiments and research projects of high complexity, collecting, evaluating, and interpreting data.
  • Assists investigator or higher-level technician with research studies, experiments, and assays including collection of data, preparation of solutions, and set-up and maintenance of equipment.
  • Performs database queries of historical data and organization of data into a spreadsheet for use in research studies.
  • Work with other Research Assistants and maintain an orderly and efficient research environment.
  • Assists in the inventory of all reagents, supplies, and other materials in the research area.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Required Education

    UIW students pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a health, basic science, or related field.

    Required Work Experience Preferred Qualifications Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations Work Hours

    20 hours per week, hours vary, depending on lab schedules. Occasional Saturday responsibilities.

    Physical Demands

    Posting Details

    Posting Details

    Posting Number STU1010PO

    Number of Vacancies 2 Job Type Part Time Job Category Students Desired Start Date 06/01/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) 08/01/2023 Reports to Dr. Helmut Gottlieb Salary $14/hour Open Date 05/11/2023 Close Date 05/31/2024 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant EOE

    UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

    Optional Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current UIW undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a related field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please describe related experience that qualifies you for this position.
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