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Research Technician

Apply now Department: 3670080080 Veterinary Diagnostic Lab
Job no: 512383
Employment type: Temporary Part-time
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Applied Sciences, Research / Scientific / Grants, Veterinary Medicine, Natural / Quantitative Sciences, Animal Sciences / Livestock
Pay Grade: 04B

About This Role:

The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) withing the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a Research Technician. The purpose of this position is to perform Rabies Serology pre-analytical work including: receiving all packages, opening packages, organizing samples, pour off of samples (human and animal blood/CSF samples), detailed data entry of test submissions and assignment of LIMS accession number, rack and data entry verification, pre-testing procedures (heat inactivation and sample storage); and lead essential pre-analytical processes. In addition, help with support tasks, client communication, quality and testing may occur if time allows and based on scheduling.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a high school diploma.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in biology or related science.
  • Some experience in a clinical laboratory environment.
  • Experience managing students or supervising or training.
  • Excellent written and oral, interpersonal, organization and communication skills and competent computer skills.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$14.32 - $23.86 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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