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Laboratory Technician

Texas A&M University

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Job Title

Laboratory Technician

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

IBT Finance Centralized

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Houston, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The Laboratory Technician, under general supervision, provides support to laboratory personnel, prepares, and maintains laboratory equipment.

What you need to know

Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One year of related lab work experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to perform all tasks and job responsibilities safely without injury to self and others in compliance with A&M System and HSC guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TAMU EHS Biosafety Certification.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees Lab Equipment: Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment, glassware and utensils for serviced research groups. Keeps centrifuge areas, darkroom, and other lab areas in order. Plugs glass pipettes. Maintains common inventory and orders parts and supplies as needed. Transports glassware and small lab supplies. Prepares and autoclaves tips, surgical instruments, pipettes, and bottles. Autoclaves bacterial cultures and contaminated equipment as well as fresh solutions and media. Prepares and autoclaves biohazard materials. Prepares laboratory coats for laundry pickup.

  • Autocalve Reporting/Training: Uses AggieBuy to order consumable supplies related to autoclaves and dishwashers. Trains and assists new lab personnel for the use of autoclaves. Ensures complete training of new lab personnel and certifies to respective PI. Assembles autoclave reports to send to EHS for Biosafety. Downloads and records autoclave reports for 6th and 8th floor autoclaves and send to EHS for auditing.
  • Lab Operations: Assists with pouring well plates and chemical mixtures. Assists laboratory personnel in daily operations.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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