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Lab Assistant: Off-Campus

Wednesday, August 13, 2014  
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Date Posted: 08/13/2014
Location UIC College of Medicine, Rockford
Primary Category: Off Campus Positions
Type of Position: Student Worker
Description & Details

JOB DESCRIPTION

*Provide general laboratory support.

*Assist in preparing, delivering and maintaining lab materials for class or research studies

Carries out non-technical experimental procedures and analyses

Applies proper use of lab equipment and proper lab procedures

Prepares solutions of common chemicals

Cleans laboratory materials and equipment

Assists in taking lab instrument readings

Duties include: weekly swipe tests, weekly eye-wash tests, packing tips and tubes for autoclaving, changing water in vacuum pump, maintaining tissue culture facility, preparation of standard lab solutions  using established protochols, preparation of standard lab growth media using established protocols, pouring bacterial culture plates, assisting lab personnel and operating basic lab equipment (balance, pH meter, autoclave). 

QUALIFICATIONS MINIMUM AND JOB REQUIREMENTS

Basic undergraduate course work in the sciences, underway or completed, is strongly recommended.  Studdent will be trained in the performance of the above duties.   Some experience, technical knowledge, and/or previous training consistent with enrollment in a chemistry, biochemistry, or  molecular biology program is preferred. Student may be asked to take laboratory safety courses online.

How to Apply / Contact
INTERESTED APPLICANTS: Should contact Maurice West in Career Services at mwest@rockford.edu to request an interview.


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