Lab Technician, Paediatrics

University of Calgary

We wish to take this chance to acknowledge the standard territories of the individuals of the Treaty 7 area in Southern Alberta. The Metropolis of Calgary can be house to Métis Nation of Alberta, Districts 5 and 6.

Place Overview

The Division of Paediatrics within the Cumming Faculty of Drugs invitations functions for a Lab Technician. This Full-time Fastened Time period place is for about 6 months (primarily based on size of grant funding), with the opportunity of extension.

This place experiences to the Principal Investigator. 

This analysis group focuses on scientific analysis within the areas of critically unwell kids, and youngsters with neurological circumstances. The profitable candidate will work intently with the Lab Coordinator inside BioCORE, the PI and analysis group members on a number of scientific tasks. The candidate shall be concerned in day-to-day examine pattern accessioning as delegated, processing and administration. The candidate may also be accountable for information assortment, pattern processing, and evaluation.

Place is positioned on the Alberta Kids’s Hospital. 

Place Description

Abstract of Key Obligations (job features embody however will not be restricted to):

  • Dealing with, processing and storage of organic specimens
  • Evaluation utilizing multiplex platform, cell tradition methods, and tissue evaluation
  • Potential and willingness to be taught new processing methods to assist future analysis tasks
  • Integration and evaluation of multimodal scientific information utilizing software program together with Prism
  • Knowledge entry into varied programs resembling Freezerworks, and different analysis databases
  • Manages their very own time successfully, works intently with the Lab Coordinator, and ensures PI and group members are stored knowledgeable of actions and development of labor
  • Set up and keep good working relationships with analysis group members all through the establishment in addition to throughout the NeuroCritical Care program, quick supervisors, senior administration, and with the campus group
  • Different associated duties as assigned

{Qualifications} / Necessities:

  • Bachelor diploma required; Masters Diploma most well-liked, ideally in health-related discipline
  • Minimal 2 years of technical expertise and completion of post-secondary schooling in associated self-discipline
  • 1 to three years of associated technical expertise throughout the analysis speciality discipline
  • Expertise with and talent to carry out pattern dealing with, processing, and cataloguing and storing of bio specimens required
  • Moist-lab expertise required
  • Proficiency in working with Microsoft Workplace (Phrase, Excel, PowerPoint), Freezerworks, Prism and different analysis databases required.
  • Evaluation utilizing multiplex platform, cell tradition methods, tissue evaluation required
  • Integration and evaluation of multimodal scientific information an asset
  • Wonderful oral and written communication abilities in English
  • Wonderful organizational abilities, together with the power to work independently, to multi-task, and to coordinate work with others
  • Robust consideration to element

Software Deadline:  November 21, 2023

We wish to thank all candidates prematurely for submitting their resumes. Please be aware, solely these candidates chosen to proceed on via the choice course of shall be contacted.

Further Data

This place is a part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls below the Technical Job Household, Section 1.

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