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University of Idaho
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Posted: 03/3/2017
Research Technician

University of Idaho

Research Technician

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $13.50 - $16.65/ Hour

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Provide support of AVS Departmental functions and laboratory activities associated with the department. Provide training for lab personnel and graduate students by supervising and overseeing training of graduate students on the major and minor general instruments within laboratories. Provide regular oversight of proper maintenance and operation of instruments. Provide research support and actively support research experiments in animal nutrition, physiology, muscle biology, immunology, and disease, and assist graduate students. Assists in preparation of abstracts and manuscripts for publication of experimental results. Regularly review the scientific literature to stay current and to participate in discussions in Lab Meetings and in Journal Clubs. Serve as a team member for hiring committees, awards and staff appreciation committees.

Minimum Qualifications:

B.S. degree in animal science, physiology, nutrition, dairy science, veterinary science or closely related scientific degree.

Must possess: good communication and interpersonal skills; a strong work ethic; demonstrated skills related to computers and analytical equipment; knowledge and experience in conducting controlled experiments and management of data to the final report form, either abstract or manuscript; willingness and ability to work with food animal species.

Preferred Qualifications:

M.S. degree in animal science, physiology, nutrition, dairy science, veterinary science or closely related scientific degree, or 3 years equivalent experience in scientific controlled experiments involving beef and dairy cattle, sheep and horses. Experience in extensive molecular protocols and analytical methods

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

May be required to work with toxic, volatile and corrosive chemicals and/or carcinogenic substances; may be required to work in adverse environmental conditions and/or carry or lift heavy materials.

Posting Number: SP001307P

Posting Date: 03/01/2017

Closing Date: 3/19/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:

Two applicants will be hired from this posting/for this position.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.