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Research Technician

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH 44114

Job Summary:

The Lerner Research Institute at the Cleveland Clinic is seeking a Technician/Technologist, who will assist with the daily operations of the Molecular Biotechnology Core Laboratory. The core is the primary resource for peptide synthesis and quantifying bimolecular interactions, and supports/assists individual labs at the Cleveland Clinic and area institutions. We are looking for a detail-oriented and committed individual who will assist with the routine operation of peptide synthesis/purification, maintenance of lab supplies and equipment. Prior lab/core experience is desirable but not essential. Current knowledge in the field of protein biochemistry is highly preferred. The ideal candidate should demonstrate good communication and customer service skills.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs laboratory techniques procedures required for experimental studies.
  • Performs technical lab duties as delegated by the Research Staff Supervisor related to the assigned project. Schedules and performs the various analysis needed to complete the project.
  • Assists with establishing and scheduling of various procedures and analysis.
  • Prepares reagents, purifies chemicals using chromatography, distillation, etc., identifies, separates and quantifies various substances.
  • Conducts tests and procedures utilizing various laboratory equipment and instrumentation.
  • Accumulates data from analyses, prepares charts, graphs, statistical tables for presentation to Research Staff Supervisor for final analysis and preparation for publication, grant proposals and applications for research funds.
  • Potentially orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Education:

    • Knowledge of basic laboratory procedures, techniques, methods and analysis sufficient to perform a variety of research protocols; basic knowledge of quantitative and statistical methods normally attained through completion of a Bachelor's Degree in a biological science major or a related field of study.

      Certifications:

      • None required.

        Complexity of Work:

        • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
        • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

          Work Experience:

          • A minimal amount of applicable experience may be considered to offset up to one year of the college degree requirements.
          • After selection and placement into this position, up to six months of on-the-job training required to become familiar with laboratory techniques, procedures and research protocols.
          • Current knowledge in the field of protein biochemistry is highly preferred.

            Physical Requirements:

            • Normal physical requirements include good near visual acuity and color acuity.

              Personal Protective Equipment:

              • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

                keywords: protein biochemistry


                The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

                Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities",

Posted: 2020-02-10 Expires: 2020-03-11

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