Job Description

HS Research Tech 2

Requisition IDreq11983
Working TitleHS Research Tech 2
Position Grade09
Position Summary

The Department of Neurosciences seeks a Health Sciences Research Tech 2 to perform research on the effect of alcohol on neuronal circuits and will involve working with laboratory animals. Techniques to be used include immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy, slice electrophysiology, and behavioral assessments.

The Health Sciences Research Tech 2 performs standard research protocol, under detailed and controlled research parameters, in a health sciences laboratory, clinical, and/or field research setting. Conducts a variety of standardized tests and procedures; prepares data, samples, and/or specimens, and sets up and operates standard laboratory, clinical, or field testing equipment of standard complexity. Verifies and records data, and performs preliminary manipulation of experiment and/or test results, providing basic data analyses, summaries, and interpretations.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.

The is a term appointment with a term end date 1 year from date of hire; continuance beyond that date is subject to the Department's operational needs as outlined in UBPPM #3200, Employee Classifications, click here.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • For individual positions in which driving is a job requirement, a valid NM driver's license and valid UNM driver's permit will be required.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Annual TB testing may be required if working in a patient care area.
Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

· B.S. in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Psychology

Experience with:

· Biomedical laboratory research, including techniques such as immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy, electrophysiology, and/or behavioral experiments.

· Biochemical calculations (e.g., molarity) and preparation of solutions

· Working with laboratory animals, particularly rats

· Making research presentations (i.e. a poster presentations) or publications (including abstracts)

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentNeurosciences (993A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Dateone year from date of hire
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$12.38-$18.57, DOE DOQ
Benefits EligibleThis 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 StatementTemporary 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 RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date2/10/2020
Application Instructions

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Provide a resume and cover letter detailing your experience and suitability for the position.

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