Research Asst/Tech 2


The University of British Columbia

Vancouver, British Columbia

Guiding principle: "Midpoint" of the hiring salary range means the individual possesses full job knowledge, qualifications and experience. This position is expected to be filled by promotion/reassignment and is included here to inform you of its vacancy at the University. Job Summary This technician will assist research associates and research assistants who are engaged in biochemical procedures for Dr. Anthony Phillips' research laboratory. Organizational Status This position reports directly to the Research Associate and indirectly to the grant holder. Work Performed - Performs Intraperitoneal & other drug injections
- Biochemical sample collection of Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)
- Assisting with the preparation of an animal for surgery such as shaving surgical area
- Performs statistical data analyses of mass spectrometer data
- Carry our any other related duties as required in keeping with the qualification and requirements of positions in this classification. Supervision Received This position receives direction from the Research Associate. Works from oral instructions according to the established procedures under direct supervision. Routing duties are carried out under general supervision. Supervision Given No supervision given. Consequence of Error/Judgement Works within well-defined guidelines and procedures, but exercises judgment in establishing priorities and carrying tasks through to completion; new or unusual problems are referred to supervisor. Qualifications High School graduation. University degree is preferred. Minimum of 2 years related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. - Completion of Animal Care Services courses. - Effective communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Reliable
- Conscientious UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.