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Laboratory Technician III

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
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Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Laboratory Technician III

Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Position Number

Position Purpose

The Rosato lab studies how immune memory forms and functions against viruses. We are interested in harnessing these functions for vaccine design and cancer therapy. Responsibilities will include ordering lab supplies, mouse husbandry and tissue collection, designing and executing experiments, and maintaining a detailed lab notebook. The successful candidate will train and work directly with the PI. The Rosato lab is committed to a safe and supportive environment for all lab members. LGBTQ+, Black, Latinx and other historically minoritized groups are encouraged to apply.

SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position


Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Pamela Rosato, PhD

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Experiments 60%

  • Conducts specified laboratory experiments, utilizing a range of established methods, procedures, and techniques; e.g., flow cytometry and microscopy.
  • Accomplishes necessary preparations to include equipment and instrumentation set-up, specimen preparation, etc.
  • Observes experiments while in progress; records observations; trouble shoots as necessary.
  • Reconciles results that are disparate from anticipated findings; re-runs techniques as necessary.
  • Notifies principal investigator of problems associated with experiments, measurements, or analyses and suggests changes to methods, procedures, or techniques as appropriate.
  • Maintains laboratory notebook recording tasks performed.
  • Adheres to laboratory safety requirements including general and chemical/hazardous waste safety disposal methods.

Records 10%

  • Collects and analyzes data resulting from experimentation/testing and presents findings to Principal Investigator.
  • Prepares appropriate and understandable representations of data such as graphs, charts, tables, statistical summaries, etc.
  • Contributes to the preparation of scientific manuscripts by preparing graphs, tables, and charts, etc.
  • Conducts literature searches to develop insights into the significance of experimental results and to acquire information on new or improved methods, procedures and techniques.

Laboratory 25%

  • Accomplishes day-to-day care and housekeeping of laboratory.
  • Orders laboratory supplies as needed.
  • Monitors laboratory equipment and instrument performance; obtains maintenance and repair as necessary.
  • Maintains computerized records associated with laboratory activities.
  • Instructs others in laboratory methods, procedures, and techniques and provides technical guidance and direction as required.

Miscellaneous 5%

  • Communicates respectfully with a diverse community.
-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned.

Posted: 2020-08-29 Expires: 2020-09-30

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