Research Technologist - Limited Tenure



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Position description
Sets up and performs routine and established lab procedures in support of lab goals, grant commitments, i.e. assays, cell/tissue culture, animal studies, etc. Monitors results, reports unusual outcomes and suggests modifications. Collects, enters and summarizes data. Assists in the maintenance of lab equipment and supplies. Performs basic statistical data analysis; prepares tables/charts/graphs and assists in organizing data. Presents at research laboratory meetings and contributes to writing of manuscripts. Works under supervision and may perform some assignments independently as discussed and approved by Principal Investigator.

This position is in Dr. Stephen Ekker's zebrafish genetics laboratory where he utilizes the model to further understand human health/disease. A major focus for Dr. Ekker's laboratory is to develop and establish new genome engineering methods that work in the vertebrate model Danio rerio (zebrafish). While doing so the laboratory has generated a library of transgenic mutant lines that are in available for screening. The individual hired for this position would help on all aspects of this work as well as assist in lab management.

This is a limited tenure position that has been approved for approximately one year, that may have the possibility of turning into a regular position.
Qualifications
Requires bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science.
Additional qualifications
Must exhibit a solid understanding of lab techniques, equipment, and safety. Must have the ability to organize and carry out laboratory techniques independently and in a team setting. Experience with basic data analysis is required. This position requires demonstrated writing skills.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $23.10 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Monday- Friday 8:00am- 5:00pm. Schedule may vary depending on experimental timeline/need.
Weekend schedule
Occasional weekend work may be required.
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Category
Clinical Labs and Research
Career profile
Research
Job posting number
130860BR
Recruiter
Chadwick Musolf
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.