The IU Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology has a distinguished tradition of excellence in patient care and innovation in research and education. Consistently ranked among the top 15 units nationally by US News and World Report, we are one of the largest divisions in the country with enormous breadth to our clinical and research expertise.
We are seeking an individual who thrives in a bench research lab environment. This individual will focus on molecular biology and basic science techniques. The lab technicians will be a member of The Indiana Center for Liver Research Center (ICLR) at the Indiana University School of Medicine. The ICLR is a multidisciplinary program that builds on the existing strengths of Indiana University (IU), a leader in the delivery of innovative and cutting-edge clinical care coupled with a strong clinical research program, and the Roudebush VA Medical Center, a clinically robust VA center focusing on patient care, research, discovery, education, and innovation. The ICLR, led by Dr. Gianfranco Alpini, a worldwide expert in the field of cholangiopathies, is committed to providing a platform to enhance, enrich, and synergize scientific interactions and collaborations among various investigators in the field of liver pathobiology who are currently residing in diverse departments. The key to the success of the ICLR will lie in the collaborative interactions between IU and Roudebush VA Medical Center along with other physicians, scientists and trainees within IUSM, and countries around the world.
Assists laboratory personnel including office staff, technologists, supervisors, and laboratory managers in completing testing. Manages laboratory equipment and tools essential to the function of everyday activities in the lab. Initiates, monitors, completes, and reports routine to moderately complex research studies in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
Responsible for the initiation, monitoring, completion, and reporting of routine to moderately complex research studies.
Organizes and implements data review and analysis.
Oversees the proper handling of laboratory specimens including processes, shipping, storage, and documentation and transfer to designated central laboratories.
Conducts data quality assurance practices.
Prepares research summaries and assists in progress report development.
Maintains laboratory work areas and supply inventory.
Bachelor's degree in science or a health-related discipline.
Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Highly thorough and dependable.
Experience in animal work, molecular biology, and bench lab experience.
Working Conditions / Demands
The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The role frequently requires the ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
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