Senior Research Technician
The Stowers Institute has an opening for Senior Research Technician in the Cytometry core facility.
Responsibilities include execution and troubleshooting of SOPs at both an intermediate and complex level, recognize the need for new SOPs, adapt or develop SOPs de novo, actively participate in complex project meetings, perform routine equipment/instrument operation and maintenance, keep and record information, and perform majority of daily duties with minimal supervision. It is expected that the candidate’s skills will grow quickly as they adapt to the responsibilities to include expectations of higher proficiency in increasingly more complex tasks. It is not required to have prior cytometric experience.
Successful candidates will have a strong knowledge of basic science research and experimental design; have the ability to follow and perform all basic SOPs at a proficient level; demonstrate a high level of proficiency when carrying out experiments. The candidate will regularly participate in tasks associated with dependent and collaborative science research and occasionally participate in independent scientific research projects. This includes the coordination of use of equipment and services, the operation of complex/complicated instrumentation, performance of routine but complex instrument maintenance, and equipment/instrument repairs.
In addition to excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to function in a team-oriented environment, the successful candidate will regularly work with external partners as technical collaborators, give, receive and implement advice/feedback, teach/train others, present at seminars and training sessions, and negotiate facility goals.
Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline.
Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a current CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110