Responsible for providing a variety of laboratory, clerical, and administrative tasks within the biotechnology department. Maintains inventory and purchases supplies, materials, and equipment needed. Ensures proper functioning of instruments, software, and equipment. Maintains lab cleanliness, replenishes consumables, cleans glassware, prepares/autoclaves reagents and buffers, lab organization, waste-disposal, and set-up and tear-down of classroom experiments. Follows general biotech protocols in setup, calibration and use of analytical instrumentation to include, but not limited to, gel documentation equipment, pH meters, plate-readers, spectrophotometers, NanoDrop, GC/MS, HPLC/FPLC, bacterial transformation, plasmid prep, and RNA isolation. Develops and troubleshoots hands-on protocols. Participates in meetings and community events. Serves as lead to lab student personnel.
Associate's degree or two years of college coursework required.
Minimum of one year related experience required to include experience as a lead worker or indirect supervisor.
Must have hands-on biological science research laboratory experience.
Detail oriented, good verbal and written communication skills, and strong time management skills are required.
Required Computer Skills:
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Analytical lab instrumentation experience preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
For positions that require a college degree, Palm Beach State only recognizes degrees confirmed from institutions that are accredited by one of the seven regional accrediting organizations. To view a listing of the regionally accredited organizations, please visit http://www.chea.org/Directories/regional.asp .
Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). An evaluation report from an accrediting organization must be attached prior to the application closing date of each position. To view a listing of the current members of (NACES), please visit http://www.naces.org/members.htm .
Normal work hours:
8:00am to 5:00pm
Normal work week:
Monday through Friday
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Starting Salary Range: $31,547 to $36,279
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