The Medical School’s Michigan Clinical Research Unit (MCRU) in the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) seeks a qualified Research Laboratory Technician Associate.
Primary responsibilities include assisting with Michigan Clinical Research Unit Specimen Core research lab functions, which include, processing, shipping and handling of research specimens. Additional responsibilities include quality control and development and modification of protocol – specific SOP’s; data entry; database maintenance; data analysis and other duties as assigned
Associates degree in a health-related discipline or equivalent experience in chemistry, biology, or a related health science. One or more years experience in a research lab or equivalent in lab coursework required. This position requires accountability, teamwork, and the ability to continually update and improve operations within the facility. Flexibility to work late hours and weekends on short notice required. Ability to work at satellite locations in addition to the MCRU Specimen Core is required. Effective communication skills using both written and spoken English are critical.
Good customer service skills are highly desirable. Experience with Lab Vantage, Freezerworks- inventory tracking database system is preferred.
Some Weekends will be required
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