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Research Technologist II - Neonatology

Medical College of Wisconsin

Last Updated: 6/18/22

Job Description

Every great life-changing discovery begins the same way—with new knowledge. It can change everything, from a single life to the future of entire communities. That’s why academic medicine, and the continuous pursuit of knowledge, is at the center of everything we do at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

In the role of Research Technologist II working in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our Research Technologist II will under general direction carry out experimental design for sponsored research projects, including compilation and analysis of data generated.

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out experimental designs for sponsored research project. Perform routine and complex experiments, including, but not limited to, biochemical assays, cell culture, transfection of cells with plasmids and viral vectors, RNA/DNA sequencing, and immunoblotting.
  • Assist with mouse colony management and experiments, including genotyping, as approved in the animal use protocol.
  • Participate in meetings with principal investigator and research staff and evaluate/interpret the validity of experimental data and quality control assays as needed.
  • Oversee daily lab operation in the absence of the supervisor or Principle Investigator.
  • Assist in development and implementation of research protocols.
  • Record and compile accurate records and communicate summaries of experimental results.
  • Help evaluate, interpret, and assess experimental data and quality control of assays.
  • Prepare media and maintain cells by various culturing in techniques.
  • Monitor inventory and order lab supplies; carry out assigned duties for ordering, maintaining supply of inventory. Process related electronic processing and/or paperwork.
  • Operate, calibrate and perform routine maintenance on specialized equipment used in research.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge – Skills – Abilities

Knowledge of biology, chemistry, mathematics, documentation, and records management.

Data utilization, complex problem solving, critical thinking, resource management, and writing skills.


Preferred Schedule:
Full-time role with expectations for coverage during core business hours and flexibility required as necessary to accommodate business needs.


Position Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

Appropriate experience may be substituted for education on an equivalent basis

  • Minimum Required Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum Required Experience: 1 year

Why MCW?

  • Outstanding Healthcare Coverage, including but not limited to Health, Vison, and Dental. Along with Flexible Spending options
  • 403B Retirement Package
  • Competitive Vacation and Paid Holidays offered
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On campus Fitness Facility, offering onsite classes.
  • Additional discounted rates on things as: Select cell phone plans, local fitness facilities, Milwaukee recreation and entertainment etc.

For a full list of positions see: www.mcw.edu/careers

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the MCW community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

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Company Details

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States