Research Technologist – Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Research Unit – Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN
Why Mayo Clinic
This position is in the Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Research Unit.
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.
Requires bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science.
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. Experience with RNA/DNA isolation, induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) culture and differentiation, qPCR experimental design and setup, flow staining protocol and panel design, SDS-PAGE, western blot experience, understanding of stoichiometry and general chemistry principals, competency with Prism and Microsoft Excel and Word.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $22.21 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
Research technologist role may require time outside of routine business hours (8am-5pm Monday-Friday), including weekends, depending on experiments and projects.
Research technologist role may require weekend hours depending on experiments and projects.
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.
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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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