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Research Technologist I - Pediatric Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology (CIRL Lab)

Medical College of Wisconsin

Last Updated: 6/12/22

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.

In the role of Research Technologist I working in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our Research Technologist I provides support for department research through 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.
  • Prepare media and maintain cells by various culturing in techniques.
  • Carry out clinical assays according to standard operating procedures
  • Oversee daily lab operation in the absence of the supervisor or Principle Investigator.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge – Skills – Abilities

As related to clinical laboratory practices, understand general and specific laboratory procedures, scientific approach and methodologies. Ability to use independent judgment in daily activities. Understanding and competence to follow research methodology and protocols employed in test development. Strong critical thinking and problem solving of clinical testing issues.

Ability to resolve problems of an advanced or novel nature and attentiveness to detail required.

High level knowledge and experience with clinical applications. Ability to identify flow cytometry testing issues and utilization of sound judgment regarding when to consult physicians with a logical protocol to follow in the confirmation of patient diagnosis. Technical ability to troubleshoot advanced flow cytometric applications.

Preferred Schedule:
Monday- Friday 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM.

Minimum Qualifications:

Appropriate experience may be substituted for education on an equivalent basis

  • Minimum Required Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum Required Experience: No experience required

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.

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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.


Company Details

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States