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Research Technician - REQID0002239

Media Preparation |

Job ID: REQID0002239

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a Research Technician in our Media Preparation core facility.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Preparing reagents and media (yeast, microbiological) to standard specifications including pH, osmolality and antibiotic concentrations
  • Modifying existing protocols to meet researchers’ requirements as needed
  • Preparing and maintaining stock solutions for the media vending system
  • Participating in the scheduling and delivery of finished products
  • Troubleshooting new media formulations in cooperation with researchers
  • Performing quality control checks on new raw materials
  • Setting up and maintaining equipment and instruments
  • Utilizing the LIMS system to organize, track and bill orders
  • Assisting in the writing and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ordering raw materials and maintaining inventory
  • Assisting with other duties as required

The successful candidate will have mastered a broad spectrum of basic laboratory techniques in general wet bench lab work and have excellent sterile technique; the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, as well as exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Microbiology or similar life sciences
  • At least one year of relevant scientific experience

To Apply

Submit the requested documents to or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110.

Requested Documents

  • Current Resume
  • Cover Letter
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