HS Research Tech 2 - req# 10961
HS Research Tech 2
|Working Title||HS Research Tech 2|
The Human Tissue Repository-Tissue Analysis Shared Resource (HTR-TASR) is seeking to fill a HS Research Tech II position for work on HTR-TASR service facility projects as well as various contract/grant-funded and/or subcontracted projects. The research technician will be responsible for collection of specimens (such as blood and solid tissues) in the gross room and Cancer Center. The research technician will be responsible for recording patient and specimen data, and processing, storage, and transport/shipping of specimens. The Research Technician will also participate in chart review, data extraction and/or entry, secure and safe data transmission to external sites, and assisting with preparation of reports and responses to queries about the data. He/she will be exposed to confidential patient information and documents, and thus, completion of the mandated UNM privacy training will be required. Additional responsibilities will also include other basic and routine laboratory duties as assigned or required by the various projects and the HTR-TASR. These duties will include processing of blood, bone marrow and saliva, basic histology techniques such as paraffin embedding of tissue, sectioning of paraffin blocks, mounting tissue sections on slides, and H&E staining of tissue sections on slides. Other duties will include various general lab procedures, equipment maintenance, cleaning/disinfecting lab-ware, cleaning of the lab, taking inventory, stocking supplies, pulling and filing tissue blocks and slides, digital scanning of slides, cataloging/data entry pertaining to banked tissue samples and research projects.
|Conditions of Employment|
High school diploma or GED; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
|Campus||Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM|
|Staff Type||Term - Full-Time|
|Term End Date||1 year from hire|
|Pay||$12.38 to $18.57 hourly|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||10/14/2019|
|Application Instructions||A complete application will include a resume and cover letter.|
Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.
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