Lab Technician, Physiology & Pharmacology

University of Calgary

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

Place Overview

The Division of Physiology & Pharmacology within the Cumming Faculty of Medication invitations purposes for a Lab Technician. This Full-time Fastened Time period place is for roughly 1 12 months (based mostly on size of grant funding), with the potential for extension.

This place reviews on to the Principal Investigator.

The analysis technician will carry out duties of reasonable complexity and contribute to coordinating lab operations. Anticipated actions embody performing experiments, information evaluation, upkeep of the lab and inventory reagents. Though the person will work independently on an assigned undertaking and day-to-day duties as directed by the Principal Investigator, there can even be events the place they might want to contribute to a crew effort. The stress stage of this place can be low, however duties would require focus and a spotlight. Furthermore, there’s a duty that day by day lab administration duties are accomplished to make sure that the lab operates effectively.

Place Description

Abstract of Key Duties (job capabilities embody however are usually not restricted to):

  • Technical
    • Carry out experimental duties resembling cell tradition, molecular cloning, reagent preparation, microscopy, immunoblotting, quantitative PCR, CRISPR gene enhancing, circulate cytometry, mouse dealing with and surgical procedure
  • Academic and Analysis
    • Concerned in day-to-day supervision of scholars and organizing their actions
    • Prepare lab members together with undergraduate and graduate college students within the operation of kit, laboratory protocols, biosafety procedures, and surgical strategies
    • Accountable for the upkeep of the lab and guaranteeing security/biosafety compliance
    • Meet with supervisor an roughly bi-weekly foundation to evaluation information
    • Attend bi-weekly lab assembly and current on a rotational foundation (~3x per 12 months)
  • Administrative
    • Ordering tools, supplies, provides and animals for the complete lab
    • Funds involvement together with growing reviews, monitoring bills, and reconciliation of accounts
    • Performing the annual lab security inspection and conserving the lab up-to-date with present security guidelines
    • Preserving the lab chemical stock up to date in Chematix
    • Preserve the lab organized, tidy, clear and protected
    • Help in writing of abstracts, manuscripts, and grant purposes

{Qualifications} / Necessities:

  • Bachelor’s diploma in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology or microbiology/immunology required
  • PhD and/or MSc diploma can be an asset
  • Minimal 2 years of technical expertise and completion of post-secondary training in associated self-discipline
  • Greater than 1 12 months of associated technical expertise inside the analysis specialty subject
  • Earlier expertise with molecular strategies and cloning can be a robust profit
  • Earlier expertise or data of 3D dimensional/organoid cell tradition can be a robust profit
  • Earlier expertise in microscopy can be a robust profit
  • Earlier expertise with normal lab help, resembling ordering and utilizing college software program portals to perform duties, can be sturdy profit
  • Present technical help or recommendation to all different crew members
  • Information of principle and sensible utility of technical procedures
  • Function and preserve advanced technical tools
  • Intermediate to superior pc expertise required

Software Deadline:  November 22, 2023

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

Further Data

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

To search out out extra about administration and employees alternatives on the College of Calgary and all we’ve to supply, view our Administration and Workers Careers web site . For extra data go to Careers within the Cumming Faculty of Medication .

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Concerning the College of Calgary

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