HR Use Only:
Research Technologist, Research Technician,or Sr Res Technol
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus & Family Health Centers
CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION (MAIN CAMPUS)
RESEARCH CORE SERVICES
- Bachelors Degree Required
The ideal candidate for the position will possess Bachelors or Masters Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physiology, or Molecular Biology. Will have previous exposure or experience working with Tissue Culture, ELISA, protein purification, SDS PAGE, and small animal handling. Candidate must also be organized, and detailed oriented in work.
Summary: Assists in establishing and participating with a research program in the laboratory. Proactively involved in assigned research projects. Responsible for the daily maintenance of assigned research laboratory.
Job Responsibilities: Plans, organizes, performs and monitors daily project protocols. Collects, prepares and maintains required research documentation, including informed consent records, case records, clinical notes and medical reports. Reports and assists with the management of protocol deviations, adverse events and other project-related issues. Responsible for the general maintenance and upkeep of the lab. Orders and purchases supplies as directed from the supervisors. Gathers information on new equipment necessary in the lab and recommends purchases. Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in biological sciences and knowledge of laboratory maintenance and equipment, or Master's degree in biological sciences or related field and one year experience.
Experience: Minimum of two years of experience in a research or related laboratory environment.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: None required.
Physical Requirements: Normal physical requirements include good near visual acuity and color acuity. Requires manual dexterity and visual acuity including intact color vision required when handling samples, utilizing instrumentation, and operating a fluorescence microscope.
Summary: Under the supervision and guidance of the Research Staff Investigator or Technologist, performs the following functions; performs laboratory techniques and procedures required for experimental studies projects as assigned; assists with establishing and scheduling various procedures and analysis; conducts tests and procedures utilizing various laboratory equipment and instrumentation; assembles experimental results for review by various staff; may order laboratory supplies and equipment; performs other related duties required to meet the objective of projects.
Job Responsibilities: Performs laboratory techniques procedures required from experimental studies. Performs and is responsible for technical lab duties as delegated by the Research Staff Supervisor related to the assigned project. Assumes responsibility for scheduling and performing the various analysis needed to complete the project. Assists with establishing and scheduling of various procedures and analysis. Prepares reagents, purifies chemicals using chromatography, distillation, etc., identifies, separates and quantifies various substances. Conducts tests and procedures utilizing various laboratory equipment and instrumentation. Accumulates data from analyses, prepares charts, graphs, statistical tables for presentation to Research Staff Supervisor for final analysis and preparation for publication, grant proposals and applications for research funds. May order laboratory supplies and equipment. Other duties as assigned.
Education: Knowledge of basic laboratory procedures, techniques, methods and analysis sufficient to perform a variety of research protocols; basic knowledge of quantitative and statistical methods normally attained through completion of a Bachelor's Degree in a biological science major or a related field of study.
Experience: A minimal amount of applicable experience may be considered to offset up to one year of the college degree requirements. After selection and placement into this position, up to six months of on-the-job training required to become familiar with laboratory techniques, procedures and research protocols.
SR Research Technologist
Summary: Responsible and accountable for the daily supervision of a research lab, including space, equipment, personnel, and project management.
Job Responsibilities: Assists staff investigator with innovative input into experimental design and planning/developing of technical aspects of research projects. Plans, organizes, performs and monitors daily project protocols. Collects, prepares and maintains required research documentation, including informed consent records, case records, clinical notes and medical reports. Reports and assists with the management of protocol deviations, adverse events and other project-related issues. Assists with the preparation and delivery of internal/external presentations, conference reports/lectures, and publishing submissions. Other duties as assigned.
Education: Master's Degree in an appropriate scientific field such as Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology, or other similar science major. Must be innovative in designing and developing techniques and familiar with maintaining budgets. -OR- Bachelor's Degree in appropriate science major such as Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or other similar science major, and a minimum of four years of progressively more responsible and independent experience in a CCF research section or other similar environment within the field of academic training.
Experience: A minimum of two years of research laboratory experience, which has developed the ability to work independently on a variety of research projects, demonstrated through a thorough understanding of research laboratory techniques and procedures.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: None required.
Physical Requirements: Requirements include good near visual acuity and color acuity.