Research Tech Job Description

Research Tech Job Description

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Research tech provides experimental guidance for graduate students/interns/residents who need to learn laboratory techniques to complete their research projects.

Research Tech Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide end-user support for clinical and research personnel in the International Center for Automotive Medicine (ICAM) and Morphomics Analysis Group (MAG)
Collaborate closely with business partners to identify important business needs and revenue opportunities, formulate them into optimization, estimation, and control problems, and develop intelligent control and optimization algorithms to solve the identified problems
Retrieve and analyze advertising data at different levels, from users to campaigns, to identify data patterns and system dynamics
Model campaign behaviors and build simulation environment to test closed-loop performance of new control and optimization algorithms
Work with other researchers to design and implement experiments to systematically validate new control and optimization algorithms
Responsible for working on all research problems that arise out of Multimedia search
Be the liaison between Engineering and Labs to deliver on research problems
Participate in the design and implementation of the research oriented components
Drive projects from design to deployment and support
Company Reviews - Prepare research reports including company overview, industry and competitive analysis, valuation and other relevant information based on quantitative and fundamental factors

Research Tech Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Research Tech

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AALAS, IV, ALAT, CON, ALS, NEALS, LAT, BLS, CNA, CMA

Education for Research Tech

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the research tech job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Education, Biology, Chemistry, Science, Biological Science, Communication, Biochemistry, Associates, Molecular Biology, Technical

Skills for Research Tech

Desired skills for research tech include:

Research and laboratory techniques
Advanced techniques and equipment
Information and techniques related to either biology
With the ability to learn essential
MS Access
Oregon flora and geography desired
Clinical research process
Data base management software is desired

Desired experience for research tech includes:

Strong in algorithms, data structures, networking
Experience with large-scale, complex, reliable systems or applications
Company Monitors - Monitor fundamental and technical targets for current and prospective holdings on a regular basis and in response to changing market conditions, company events, industry news, Make buy/sell recommendations as appropriate
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Math or related field is required
Collect and analyze data for research project

Research Tech Examples


Research Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of research tech. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for research tech
  • Adheres to department standards/teamwork/collaboration
  • Preparation of media, stock solutions, and research experiment supplies
  • General laboratory management of ordering, inventory and housekeeping
  • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of all histology equipment
  • Monitoring and ordering of laboratory consumables (sample collection tubes, reagents, assay kits)
  • Performs tasks that may require familiarity with fundamental techniques and equipment
  • May sterilize & clean glassware and dispose of specimens, media and other materials (using appropriate procedures)
  • Supervises, trains and mentors Jr
  • Conducting in vitro and in vivo neuro-oncology experiments
  • Performs more complex experimental procedures in areas of work under the supervision of higher level research staff
Qualifications for research tech
  • High school diploma or associates degree and 1-3 years' experience required
  • Bachelor's degree in biological/animal science, microbiology, health or related field of study
  • Completion of basic lab safety and animal training
  • Bachelor of science in biochemistry or molecular biology, plus 3-4 years of related work experience
  • Three or more years as a full time research technician performing surgery on mice and rats
  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years experience in a laboratory setting

Research Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of research tech. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for research tech
  • Monitoring animals under anesthesia and recovery
  • Ordering animals for research projects and maintain a record of animals available for research
  • Responsible for updating laboratory SOP
  • Requires considerable use of arms and legs, and handling of materials that weigh as much as 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work in an environment with exposure to laboratory animals, bedding materials, and animal by-products
  • Participate in weekly laboratory meetings
  • Do literature searches related to large animal monitoring, post-operative care, and environmental improvement
  • Flexibility to work odd or late hours
  • Time will be divided between anesthesia, post op care, and administrative duties
  • Order supplies and maintain financial information, and participate in financial meetings
Qualifications for research tech
  • Significant experience in molecular biology, animal husbandry and enthusiasm to learn new techniques desired
  • Physical ability to lift, sit, stand, bend, reach, squat, twist and push to safely handle and care for the nonhuman primates
  • American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) certification at the Assistant Laboratory AnimalTechnician (ALAT) or Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT), or Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) level preferred
  • Applicant will be required to have a measles titer within the first week of employment
  • Must possess a valid driver's license that meets standards of UW Risk Management in order to operate WNPRC vehicles
  • Experience working with genetically modified mouse models

Research Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a research tech. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for research tech
  • Supervise undergraduate student assistants
  • Perform daily processing of bio signals (EEG, ECG and EMG) collected from both animal models from human patients
  • Train, manage, and evaluate student researchers in the lab
  • Maintain a small PI-owned animal housing facility and the all lab space
  • Take care of routine lab chores (order food for lab meetings, etc)
  • Kit building and supply management – proactively working with suppliers and customers to ensure uninterrupted delivery of biospecimen kits to study teams
  • Accessioning of biospecimens – focused, organized receipt of biospecimens and data entry with the CBR LIMS
  • Storage of biospecimens – placing biospecimens in various types of temperature- controlled storage and retrieval as required
  • Distribution of frozen biospecimens – preparation of biospecimens, coordination of shipments, compliance with DOT/IATA/U-M guidelines
  • Accurately and efficiently enter data into LIMS and other databases
Qualifications for research tech
  • Degree or background in biology
  • Relevant classroom or laboratory experience required
  • GPA must be entered on profile and resume
  • BA, BS or degree/certificate related to the position and 1-2 years of experience
  • Flexibility to work odd or late hours, if needed
  • Training on the University Procurement system

Research Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of research tech. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for research tech
  • Other CBR logistics duties as assigned
  • Independently performing animal procedures and experiments, including surgeries, treatment, and imaging, based on instructions and protocols
  • Administer an Experience of Care survey to Medicaid Waiver Program Members both in-person and over the phone as part of the Department of Community Health TEFT Project
  • User interface design support for the TEFT Personal Health Record and other systems
  • Identify creative problem solving opportunities to co-create sustainable, holistic, and context-driven solutions
  • Good knowledge and ability to apply routine and non-routine sample preparation techniques
  • Operate instruments and perform instrument calibrations according to standard written procedures
  • Performs routine research experiments and data analyses under the direction of Drs
  • Writes standard operating procedures, schedules work, orders supplies, and maintains an adequate inventory of supplies, reagents
  • Perform basic cell and molecular biology techniques with supervision
Qualifications for research tech
  • Knowledge of laboratory management
  • The contractor shall collect and assess clinical observation from animal studies with regard to general toxicity evaluation (body weight loss, behavior activity, urine excretion)
  • Experience with aquatic colonies is a plus but not a requirement
  • Must enjoy working with aquatic animals
  • Basic knowledge of molecular biology, genetics and standard techniques
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work independently to perform required tasks and to recognize operational problems

Research Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a research tech. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for research tech
  • Compile data in a format suitable for publication and assist with the submission of manuscripts
  • Assist with maintenance of a mouse colony
  • Manage mouse colony and assist investigators perform research in molecular and cellular biology laboratory studying cardiovascular disease
  • Preparation, culture, transfection and maintenance of immortalized cell lines and primary sensory neuron cultures
  • Preparation of sterile fatty acid treatment conditions for primary sensory neuron cultures
  • Collection of data using laser-scanning confocal microscopy to record images and videos of live sensory neurons exposed to fatty acid treatments
  • Completion of data analysis using computer software including Nikon Elements, Metamorph, Imaris, ImageJ/FIJI, Prism, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Excel
  • Ability to work well in a team environment with research staff at all levels
  • Repair, troubleshoot and calibrate all types of Measuring & Test Equipment (M&TE)
  • Prepare calibration documentation records
Qualifications for research tech
  • Good communications skills, fluent in the English language
  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the job (e.g., repetitive motions, lifting 6-liter (12 lb.) tanks of water, extended periods of standing, walking and sitting)
  • Must have strong interpersonal, organizational and written skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Must have experience in sterile technique and growth and passaging of cell-lines
  • Must have experience in basic cellular and molecular techniques (electrophoresis, western blotting, PCR)
  • Cultivating large-scale growths of bacteria and purifying proteins for crystallographic studies

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