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University of Rochester Laboratory Technician I (S) - 232654 in Rochester, New York

Laboratory Technician I (S) Job ID 232654

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 075 Psychiatry M&D Research


8 AM-4:30 PM



This full-time position is for an Alzheimer’s Disease research laboratory and will be supervised by the laboratory manager and the principal investigator. This technician will be responsible for the maintenance and oversight of the laboratory, and maintaining exact and clear records. Generally works closely with other experienced members of laboratory. Independence with sample collection and record keeping is essential.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collection, processing, packaging, and shipment of biological specimens

  • Adhering to study-specific protocols when processing specimens

  • Performing basic tasks of lab upkeep, including cleaning, organizing, etc.

  • Maintaining lab inventory and ordering necessary supplies

  • Attending off-site clinical procedure and transporting biological specimens to AD-CARE

  • Maintaining clinical documentation, including lab requisitions, shipment labels, and study-specific laboratory source documents

  • Maintaining quality control/assurance for specimen collection

  • Interacting with study team, off-site clinical staff, and study participants in a professional manner

  • Participating in AD-CARE team meetings


  • Familiarity with basic sterile laboratory techniques such as pipetting and aliquoting

  • Familiarity with standard lab equipment including centrifuges, freezers, and biosafety cabinet

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team setting

  • Attention to detail and adherence to all study and safety procedures

  • Familiarity with basic use of Excel is also required.


  • Punctuality and good attendance record.

  • Adherence to all University, Division and Department policies.


  • High School Diploma with previous experience in a laboratory setting

  • Phlebotomy experience and certification preferred

  • Car required with valid driver’s license

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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