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Job ID: 181444

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

Date Posted Mar. 15, 2022
Title Research Technician II
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
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Position Summary
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.

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
Recording and analyzing results
Maintaining electronic databases and documents and general laboratory maintenance/upkeep activities.

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 UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. 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.

Minimum Qualifications
Associates Degree
Excellent organizational, documentation and communication skills
Ability to multitask

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in a science related field
At least 1 year of relevant laboratory work and experience with cell culture techniques.

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