Research Technician

  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Lebanon, OR 97355, USA
  • Dec 16, 2023
Full time Other Administrative Positions

Job Description


Research Technician

Posting Number: FWS00382
Position Status:
Campus: Western University Campus-Lebanon, OR
Department: 1480-COMP Northwest Campus

Function: College of Osteopathic Medicine
Family: Research
Classification Series Title: Research Technician

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Full Salary Range
Minimum: $17.00
Maximum $27.04

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $17.00
Maximum: $17.00

Job Summary
To provide research experience in the fields of infectious disease, molecular biology, and/or bioinformatics. Employee will assist the PI and her team in federally funded research and may take on an independent research project.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individuals must possess the knowledge, as well as the following skills and abilities or be
able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Familiar with basic laboratory technique and safety.
  • Excellent organizational and notetaking skills.
  • Good communication skills.

Required Qualifications
Work study eligible student in good standing at COMP-Northwest.

Preferred Qualifications
Interest in gaining laboratory research experience.

Posting Date: 08/24/2022
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties
Essential Job Duties

Job Duty
Assist with experimental design and preparation.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
Assist with data interpretation and analysis.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
Assist with maintenance of snail breeding colonies.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
Assist in maintaining a safe and clean working environment.

Percentage Of Time

Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties of the position are normally performed in a typical laboratory setting. While performing the duties in this setting the employee is regularly exposed to disinfectants and other toxic or caustic chemicals, lab animal allergens, occasionally exposed to moving heavy pieces of equipment (racks, hoods), and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in this setting is usually moderate.

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