Research Technologist

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Research Technologist works under general supervision, the incumbent undertakes responsibilities in assisting scientists on the team in performing a combination of proteomic sample preparation and analysis, metabolite preparation and analysis, and routine laboratory maintenance responsibilities.
Meticulous attention to detail and accurate record keeping are required.
Incumbents are required to work flexible shifts that may occasionally include evenings and/or weekends depending on the demands of the research and/or laboratory operations

Routine/Non-Routine Laboratory Tasks
Instrument maintenance
Laboratory organization
Workstation and Laboratory sanitation
Inventory control and ordering
Working with laboratory information management system (LIMS)
Attendance at weekly group meetings
Experimental Support & Special Projects - Performing SOPs in the laboratory setting
Learning new experimental techniques through training by senior lab personnel as needed
Perform common lab techniques with a focus in protein extraction, metabolite extraction, and protein quantification
Use protein biochemistry methodology to process biological samples.
Detailed record keeping and report generation
Working in collaboration with other members of the Protein Sciences team
Regular, reliable and consistent attendance
Ability to meet flexible and changing demands including occasional hours in the evening and/or on weekends. Ability to work flexible schedule depending on research/operational needs
Other duties as assigned

Research Technologist - BS in the biological sciences or 2+ years work experience in which wet lab techniques were major job responsibilities
Capable of understanding and implementing laboratory protocols
Mass spectrometry experience, including related sample preparation and instrument maintenance, is a plus but not required.
Demonstrated ability to conduct experiments, interpret data and present finding
Conducts multiple experiments and is responsible for maintenance of equipment used in those experiments. Is organized, responsible and reports results clearly and efficiently to supervisor
Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize multiple demands and work efficiently under pressure in a dynamic laboratory environment
Regular, reliable and consistent attendance
Demonstrated team player with professional, positive attitude and willingness to be flexible
Detail orientated, flexible, ability to multi-task and remain focused
Successful proven record of written and oral communication skills sufficient to permit clear and effective exchange of information
Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, web browser, and database software to record and report activities

About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and nearly 3,000 employees in locations across the United States (Maine, Connecticut, California),Japan andChina. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

Founded in 1929, JAX applies over nine decades of expertise in genetics to increase understanding of human disease, advancing treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease. It models and interprets genomic complexity, integrates basic research with clinical application, educates current and future scientists, and provides critical data, tools and services to the global biomedical community. For more information, please visit.

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 939207

Posted On: Jun 05, 2023

Updated On: Jul 11, 2023

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