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Washington University of St. Louis Research Technician II - Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics - 50579 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: This position assists with technical aspects of quantitative proteomics experiments, including preparation of samples and general lab duties. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assists with proteomics experiments, including sample preparation, collection of data, and computational data analysis. 2. Analyzes protein samples from collaborations under the supervision of lab staff. 3. Performs routine maintenance and tuning of mass spectrometry instrumentation. 4. Prepares tissue culture media, general lab reagents, solutions and buffers, and mass spectrometry/chromatography consumables. 5. Complies with established safety procedures and maintains required documentation on laboratory samples, reagents and chemicals. 6. Ensures lab conditions and equipment are properly maintained in accordance with established procedures. 7. Assists with general lab maintenance and cleaning. Required Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and up to one year of experience in a laboratory setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience equaling four years. Preferred Qualifications * Demonstrated ability to work independently and communicate with laboratory staff and investigators. * Ability to maintain complete and organized records/reports. * Working knowledge of computer software (including Word and Excel) and general lab equipment. Salary Range The hiring range for this position is $14.07 - $18.99 per hour. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7. Applicant Special Instructions WORKING CONDITIONS: This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards. The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment. EOE Statement Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Job Title: Research Technician II - Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics - 50579 Job ID: 50579 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular