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Research Technologist at Mayo Clinic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Rochester, Minnesota

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Position description

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.


Requires bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science. Prior lab experience required.

Additional qualifications

A qualifying candidate will have strong organizational, quantitative and logical skills, and an ability to work independently in a team setting. Experience in specific biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, bacterial and mammalian cell culture or mouse models techniques is helpful but not required. Other preferred qualifications include proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Prior experience using Endnote, Microsoft PowerPoint, or FlowJo software is helpful. Demonstrated scientific writing experience is helpful but is not required. An ability to provide training and supervision to predoctoral students and other lab workers, or to help maintain regulatory and compliance (e.g., safety, IACUC, and IRB protocols) is also an asset.

College degree in biology, chemistry, or related fields preferred. Previous lab experience in biochemistry and molecular biology, immunology, mouse models also preferred.

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.

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Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $22.21 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

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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.


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Chadwick Musolf

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).