Research Tech I - Molecular Biology

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

Req ID: 24701

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Entry-level research technical position.  Participates in a planned research project by performing research protocols and experimental procedures under direct supervision.  Exercises some discretion and judgment in execution and interpretation of experiments, and of data derived.

The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate/Bachelors in Biochemistry or other Biological Science/ Some prior lab experience preferred but not required/Good aptitude for Science/Enthusiastic and Eager to learn

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs routine tests under the direction of principal investigator or supervisor
  • Performs research procedures on experimental samples as directed
  • Records and checks results for completeness and accuracy
  • Performs calculations and maintains appropriate log books and lab notebooks
  • Performs tasks that may require familiarity with fundamental techniques and equipment
  • Assists with planning specific research protocols and procedures
  • May sterilize & clean glassware and dispose of specimens, media and other materials (using appropriate procedures)
  • Assists in care & maintenance of equipment
  • Compiles information from lab notebooks and Journals
  • Attends courses, seminars, and lab meetings to expand knowledge of research and laboratory techniques
  • Maintains a log of work performed, compiles and helps analyze data, prepares charts, graphs, and results of studies
  • Conducts literary searches as directed

Required Education and Experience

  • Associate’s degree
  • Relevant classroom or laboratory experience required

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Additional Technical Requirements

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