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Sponsor Funded Office/Clerical - Research Technician II

Research Technician II

College of Arts & Sciences


The College of Arts & Sciences at Georgia State University is transforming lives through our research advances, career-empowering teaching, and work with community partners in Atlanta and around the globe.

As the largest college on the Atlanta Campus, the College of Arts and Sciences is home to more than 15,000 students, 550 faculty, and 300 staff members. Our faculty teach the core curriculum courses that serve as the foundation of nearly every student’s university education.

These are exciting times at The College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State University. We are growing, and we are thrilled that you are interested in being a part of our team. We are surrounded by individuals empowered to use their expertise and talents to achieve our mission to pursue excellence.

College of Arts and Sciences is seeking an experienced (1 ) Research Technician II for the Department of Biology. The technician is an essential contributor to grant-supported projects and supports all phases of the research.

WHAT MAKES College of Arts & Science A GREAT PLACE?

· A flexible work environment

· Generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, etc.

· A knowledge-sharing organization that works collaboratively with diverse partners.

· Professional development opportunity and mentorship

· A rapidly growing center within an academic setting


The ideal candidate for this position will assist with maintaining all tissue culture stocks, performing basic molecular biology techniques, and performing multiple virology techniques. This position will also be responsible for the upkeep of the laboratory, ordering supplies and equipment, generating monthly expenditure reports, maintaining chemical inventories, and assisting with training new students.

The essential duties and responsibilities of the Research Technician II are the following:
  • Responsible for maintaining tissue culture cell stocks, making media, plating cells for experiments, and doing some tissue culture experiments.
  • Responsible for assisting other researchers in the lab with their experimental protocols.
  • Responsible for laboratory maintenance, cleaning/processing glassware and plasticware, and monitoring laboratory supplies.
  • Responsible for placing orders for research reagents and supplies used by the researchers in the lab, checking in and storing received orders, and for resolving problems related to orders.
  • Responsible for checking the monthly credit card statements and generating monthly expenditure reports for the University auditors.
  • Responsible for assisting with training students in basic lab procedures and laboratory safety precautions and monitoring that these procedures are followed.
Qualifications :

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree and two years of research experience; or high school diploma or GED and six years of research experience; or a combination of education and related experience.
Preferred Hiring Requirements:
  • Experience in maintaining mammalian tissue cultures and in basic lab techniques.
  • Experience in ordering specialized reagents and supplies and maintaining purchase and inventory logs.
  • Experience in basic laboratory maintenance and safety procedures.

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