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University of Rochester Laboratory Technician II (S) - 220623 in Rochester, New York

Laboratory Technician II (S) Job ID 220623

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

Full Time 40 hours Grade 075 Neuroscience


8 AM-4:30 PM


Position Summary:

Performs research laboratory assignments, various and diversified in nature, in accordance with standard practices and procedures. This position requires animal experiments, and cell culture work. The individual will help with setting up for experiments and perform said experiments maintaining all necessary records for publication. As needed, the individual will also assist in data collection for publication and grant applications.


Responsibilities include but not limited to most or all of the following, as well as other related duties:

  • Data Collection: Imaging recordings of cultured human and rodent brain cell.

  • Data collection: Prepare tissue and cells for histological analysis and imaging.

  • Data Collection: Schedule and perform behavioral studies on aging mice.

  • Maintain accurate records. Collect data and prepare graphics and reports for PI.

  • Data Collection: Perform experiments, including brain injections, dissection and tissue isolation.

  • Prepare various buffers, solutions, or antibodies for lab use. Demonstrate ability to follow detailed instructions.

  • Manage day-to-day elements of animal colony maintenance. Demonstrate ability to communicate details of animal colony status to PI. Participate in experimental design through discussion with PI. Present results of experiments internally and externally. Attend journal club and lab meeting.

  • Other job duties as assigned.


    Associate's degree in appropriate discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to perform molecular and histological techniques under supervision

  • Attention to detail from established protocols or lab manager instructions

  • Attention to all safety issues in the lab

  • Ability to handle small lab animals (mice), and cell in culture

  • Ability to interact appropriately with other laboratory personnel

  • Ability to perform microinjections and recording/imaging experiments initially with supervisor guidance and then independently.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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