The Marclab for Connectomics is seeking a highly motivated and energetic laboratory technician to work in ophthalmology research exploring retinal circuitry in the department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications.
The laboratory technician will handle and process retinal tissues for light and transmission electron microscopy. This includes histological processing, sectioning, immunohistochemistry, staining of electron microscopy grids, operation of light and electron microscopes, and working with computational processing to “build” digital datasets; will also work with rabbits to perform OCT and ERG measurements. Must be able to work well in a team.
Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or other scientific disciplines in a related field or equivalency required; knowledge of complex laboratory techniques, equipment, terminology, materials and substances. Skilled in the use of laboratory equipment, ability to create and analyze statistical calculations and prepare reports required; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required. OSHA training and certification in animal care and use or the willingness to complete the certification may be required by some departments.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Minimum qualifications for this position is a bachelors degree in bio-sciences. Will train for laboratory specific demands, unique to this position.