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Mayo Clinic Research Technologist - Physiology & Biomed Engineering in Rochester, Minnesota

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2021-2022) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/benefits/) . Eligibility may vary.

Position description

Seeking applicants for a Research Technologist within the laboratory of Dr. Diana Jurk in the Department of PBME and Neurology on the Biology of Aging and Age-related Diseases.

We are looking for a long-term technologist/lab manager. A candidate with a Bachelor's degree in a relevant area (Biology/Chemistry) is preferred. Critical thinking, honesty, curiosity, strong work ethic, communication skills and the ability to work well with others both within and outside the group is required. This is a team-based position to provide research and technical support to current and new research projects focused on testing new senolytic therapies in cell cultures and various mouse models.

Responsibilities:

  • Technical support for ongoing laboratory research experiments (70%)

  • Genotyping PCR

  • Tissue processing

  • Immunofluorescence and Histochemistry staining of cells and tissue sections

  • Microscopy of stained cells and tissues (IHC, IF)

  • Maintaining sterile tissue cell culture and test new senolytic drugs

  • Immune assays including ELISA

  • Use of various software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, GraphPad etc.)

  • Developing and writing protocols

  • Collecting, entering and summarizing data

  • Presentation at research laboratory meetings

  • Works under supervision and may perform some assignments independently as discussed and approved by Principal Investigator

  • Lab organization and management (30%)

  • Ordering supplies

  • Tracking orders

  • Record keeping (inventories for reagents, animals)

  • Preparing reagents, autoclaving

For more information, please visit: https://www.mayo.edu/research/labs/biology-aging-age-related-diseases/overview

This position is not eligible for F-1 OPT STEM extension.

Sets up and performs routine and established lab procedures in support of lab goals, grant commitments, i.e. assays, cell/tissue culture, animal studies, etc. Monitors results, reports unusual outcomes and suggests modifications. Collects, enters and summarizes data. Assists in the maintenance of lab equipment and supplies. Performs basic statistical data analysis; prepares tables/charts/graphs and assists in organizing data. Presents at research laboratory meetings and contributes to writing of manuscripts. Works under supervision and may perform some assignments independently as discussed and approved by Principal Investigator.

Qualifications

Requires bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science.

Additional qualifications

Must exhibit a solid understanding of lab techniques, equipment, and safety. Must have the ability to organize and carry out laboratory techniques independently and in a team setting. Experience with basic data analysis is required. This position requires demonstrated writing skills.

Exemption status

Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

$25.36 - $38.04 / hour

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

80

Schedule details

Monday - Friday typically 8 hours/day

Weekend schedule

limited weekend work.

International Assignment

No

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Recruiter

Stephanie Baird

EOE

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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