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Laboratory Assistant (CMSRU Vivarium)

Apply now Job no: 496007
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Camden, New Jersey
Categories: Laboratory

Definition:

  • Under the direct supervision within the Cooper Medical School at Rowan University (CMSRU) Vivarium, assists with the work involved in maintaining laboratory facilities and equipment; performs related work as required.

Examples of Work:

  • Washes, sterilizes, stores, and prepares for the shipment and distribution of vials, bottles and other containers used by the laboratories.
  • May take operation of a sterilizing room.
  • Inspects bottles, vials, and other containers for cleanliness, and checks on the proper use of cleaning solutions.
  • Stores and seals delicate sterilizing laboratory equipment.
  • May oversee the care of animal cages and equipment.
  • As directed, operates the autoclave and sees that the sterile product is put in tubes and properly labeled.
  • Checks supplies of specimen containers and informs the supervisor when additional supplies are needed.
  • Maintains records of containers, dispatched and received.
  • Assists in preparing and maintaining charts and other laboratory records.
  • Maintains essential laboratory records and files.
  • Responsible for the daily feeding, cleaning, and observation of research animals in support of the laboratory animal husbandry program.
  • Supports veterinary staff and researchers with the handling and restraint of animals and the administration of treatments.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency.

Experience Requirements:

  • One (1) year of non-technical experience in a laboratory.

License:

  • Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the methods used to maintain laboratory facilities and equipment.
  • Knowledge of the equipment commonly used in laboratories.
  • Ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to follow prescribed procedures and in the proper ways of cleaning, handling and sterilizing equipment and laboratory materials.
  • Ability to maintain established records and files.
  • Ability to keep accurate and precise records.

Work Hours (Please note that the currently listed shift and availability of same are subject to change to meet the operational needs of the department):

  • This position is assigned the day shift, typically Monday through Friday. 
  • In addition to regularly scheduled work shifts, the successful candidate must possess the ability to work days, nights, weekends, holidays, and/or overtime hours when required to maintain the operational needs of the Vivarium.

Salary:

  • Range O08 ($31,022 - $35,052)

Notes:

  • Only completed, online applications submitted on or before the deadline will be considered.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.

Please note that this position is subject to the NJ First Act, requiring public employees to establish residency in the State of New Jersey. See N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70) for further information.

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