University of Missouri - Columbia
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 19, 2023

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Analytical Services

Job Description

Performs a variety of routine and straightforward laboratory activities that support ongoing analysis of foods, feeds, and related byproducts, by laboratory specialists. Performs work with basic communication skills and through regular exchange of information.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Process samples for laboratory analyses, that includes grinding, blending, and weighing.
  • Clean laboratory glassware, and equipment, for use in analyses.
  • Receive, organize, and store samples in accordance with all safety and other requirements.
  • Record all data (paper and electronic) In specified forms. Assist in reviewing laboratory data, when needed.
  • Prepare chemical solutions.
  • Maintain record books of laboratory balances' (i.e., electronic scales).
  • Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of laboratory rooms.
  • Performs work with basic communication skills and through regular exchange of information.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Salary Range: $12.36 - $17.50 (hourly)

Grade: GGS-004

University Title: Research/Lab Technician

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7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Monday - Friday

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or an equivalent combination of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Application Materials

MU Application, Resume. Contact information for references will be required for hire.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.

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