Research Technician IV

Department Information

This is a Research Technician IV position with the Systems Mass Spectrometry (MS) Core Facility in the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB) at Georgia Tech. This position will work under the direction of the facility director to provide high-quality MS-based proteomics services to a broad range of research labs

Job Summary

Provide advanced professional level support to a school or research laboratory within the Institute in conducting and reporting results of often highly complex tests and experiments.  Includes leading or coordinating experiment design, lab testing processes and analysis and presentation of data. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: academic and research faculty, co-workers.

This position typically will advise and counsel: Academic and research faculty, co-workers.

This position will supervise:  NA.


Job Duty 1 -

Compile and analyze tests data and report findings.

Job Duty 2 -
Prepare or coordinate the preparation of statistical analyses and maintenance of related databases.

Job Duty 3 -
Coordinate maintenance of research equipment and facilities and purchase of supplies.

Job Duty 4 -
Investigate and propose alternative experiment procedures.

Job Duty 5 -
Conduct experiment design and preparation

Job Duty 6 -
Prepare presentations and manuscripts.

Job Duty 7 -
Train in laboratory processes and proper use of laboratory equipment.

Job Duty 8 -
Perform other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Required Qualifications
Position requires ability to be responsive to diverse client groups, to be flexible with changing deadlines and priorities, and possess understanding of university culture.

Required Experience
Three to four years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Requirements

Master’s degree or recent doctoral degree in a relevant field of chemistry or biological sciences'

Preferred Experience

Three to four years experience in protein biochemistry, analytical methods, mass spectrometry or biomolecular analysis; hands-on experience with proteomic analysis is a plus

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires advanced working knowledge of  the principles and practices of scientific testing and experimentation and related laboratory operations.  Includes skill in data organization, management and evaluation; statistical analysis; project organization; and, use of advanced statistical and scientific computer applications.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience
Atlanta, GA
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