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Research Technician II, Ophthalmology
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 25, 2023
Title Research Technician II, Ophthalmology
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Ophthalmology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic individual dedicated to excellence to join our team as a Research Technician to support work on corneal diseases. Dr. Sangita Patel’s lab, Department of Ophthalmology, at the University of Buffalo, is located at the Buffalo VA Medical Center. The cornea is the primary lens of the eye, and its clarity is crucial for good vision. Dr. Patel’s lab studies the physiology of the corneal endothelium, the cell layer that maintains transparency of the cornea. There is an opportunity for growth as we will train the passionate candidate in the required skills

Key accountabilities and responsibilities - The successful candidate will support ongoing and new research activities in the lab including:

  • Human eye dissections
  • Preparing and maintaining cell cultures
  • Performing various bench laboratory protocols/experiments
  • Recording and analyzing results
  • Maintaining electronic databases and documents
  • General laboratory maintenance/upkeep activities
  • Assisting trainees in the laboratory

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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