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Laboratory Research Technician

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Laboratory Research Technician  (230001PG)

The University of Maryland School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Research Technician to join the Center for Blood Oxygen Transport and Hemostasis (CBOTH) in the Department of Pediatrics. This position requires the selected candidate to work two (2) weekends per month. 

UMB offers a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes wellness, work/life balance, and professional development. This position participates in a retirement program, effective on your date of hire. Non-exempt regular staff receive a generous leave package that includes paid vacation accrued based on hours worked, paid holidays, unlimited accrual of sick time, and time for community service; comprehensive health insurance; professional learning and development programs; tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any University System of Maryland school; and flexible work schedules and teleworking options (if applicable per job). 

This is a Part-Time position (20 hours/week).

Essential Functions

  • Performs routine biological procedures such as gel electrophoresis, blotting, chromatography, and DNA extractions; chemical procedures such as simple synthesis, or product isolation, or biophysical procedures such as optical and kinetics measurements.
  • Assists in conducting routine assays such as enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) and complement fixations.
  • Prepares solutions, media, reagents and stains following established procedures.
  • Performs clinical processes such as cell or tissue cultures.
  • Collects, prepares, and processes specimens.
  • Assists with preventive maintenance and quality control of CBOTH Core equipment, according to schedule and established procedure.
  • Prepares chemical solutions, media, reagents, stains, and buffers.
  • Prepares biohazard waste for sterilization; autoclaves biohazard waste.
  • Collects, records, and enters research data.
  • Performs wipe tests, general housekeeping of laboratory, and operation of laboratory equipment such as centrifuges, meters, microscopes, incubators, autoclaves, spectrometers, and gas and liquid chromatographs.
  • Maintains chemicals and equipment inventory.
  • Ensures the availability of common laboratory supplies by cleaning and sterilizing glassware, autoclaving solutions and restocking PPE and laboratory supplies.




Education: Bachelor’s degree in a biological or chemical science.
Preferred Experience: 1 to 3 years of experience in a research laboratory environment.
Other: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
General knowledge of the principles and practices of natural and/or chemical sciences; of the safe and proper handling and disposal of applicable specimens, materials and equipment. Ability to perform laboratory procedures using applicable equipment and techniques; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to use computers and related software applications; to lift, transport and deliver materials and stock laboratory supplies and goods; to wear and work in personal protective equipment.

Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).

Salary Range:  $21,750-$22,500 at 50% ($43,500 – $45,000 at 100%)

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at [email protected].

If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request . You may also contact [email protected]. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff  N10LRT
Employee Class : Non-Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
: School of Medicine – Pediatrics
Job Posting
: Jan 3, 2024
Unposting Date
: Jan 9, 2024, 11:59:00 PM

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