Research Technologist Job
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Post Date: Nov 15, 2017
Job Type: Full time
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Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - Minnesota - Rochester
Job Reference: 90146BR
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Description
Department: Nephrology and Hypertension

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: This posting is for a Research Technologist in the department of Nephrology and Hypertension, working with the Polycystic Kidney Disease Center.

Responsibilities: The candidate will work in close partnership with other researchers studying Polycystic Kidney Disease. Sets up and performs routine and established lab procedures in support of lab goals, grant commitments, i.e. assays, cell/tissue culture, animal studies, etc. Monitors results, reports unusual outcomes and suggests modifications. Collects, enters and summarizes data. Assists in the maintenance of lab equipment and supplies. Performs basic statistical data analysis; prepares tables/charts/graphs and assists in organizing data. Presents at research laboratory meetings and contributes to writing of manuscripts. Works under supervision and may perform some assignments independently as discussed and approved by Principal Investigator.

Qualifications: Requires bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science.

Additional Qualifications: Must exhibit a solid understanding of lab techniques, equipment, and safety. Must have the ability to organize and carry out laboratory techniques independently and in a team setting. Experience with basic data analysis is required. This position requires demonstrated writing skills. Direct experience in at least one of these areas is desired: genetic analysis, cell biology, DNA cloning, and/or molecular biology.

Benefit Eligible: Yes
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Compensation Detail: Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $21.77 per hour.
Hours/Pay Period: 80
Schedule Details: The schedule for this position is typically Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm with some flexibility. Schedule will be determined by the employee and their principal investigator and supervisor.
Weekend Schedule: May occasionally work weekends but typically not required.

Recruiter: Chad Musolf

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Site Description: Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Research
Job Posting Number: 90146BR