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 I working in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Cara Mack’s laboratory focuses on the role of the immune system in bile duct injury, with a focus on the pathogenesis of biliary atresia and primary sclerosing cholangitis. Investigations utilize human biospecimens and mouse models. Under general supervision, the research technologist provides support for Dr. Mack’s research through implementation of projects, maintenance and communication of data, and execution of laboratory experiments.
- Carry out experimental designs for sponsored research projects and perform routine experiments.
- Record and compile accurate records and communicate summaries of experimental results.
- Assist with the evaluation, interpretation and assessment of experimental data and quality control of assays.
- Participate in meetings with principal investigator and research staff and evaluate/interpret the validity of data as needed.
- Carry out assigned duties for ordering and maintaining supply of inventories.
- Operate, calibrate and perform routine maintenance on specialized equipment used in research.
- Perform cell culture, molecular biology & immunology techniques.
- Oversee daily lab operation in the absence of the supervisor or Principal Investigator.
- 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.
Full-time role with expectations for coverage during core business hours and flexibility required as necessary to accommodate business needs.
Appropriate experience may be substituted for education on an equivalent basis
Minimum Required Education: Bachelor’s degree
Minimum Required Experience: No experience required
Preferred Education: Bachelor of Science or Arts in scientific field
Preferred Experience: Previous work within a basic science laboratory
- 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.
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