The Biophotonics Lab in The Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Biomedical Engineering (MU-MCW BME) has an immediate opening for a lab technician. Applicants with experience and interest in cell culture, animal experiments and general lab management, are encouraged to apply. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Biophotonics Lab in the MU-MCW BME Department develops novel optical imaging and spectroscopy devices that are more accurate, reliable, and cost-effective, with applications in cancer detection and therapeutic monitoring. More information about the lab can be found at http://www.eng.mu.edu/biophotonics .
MU is a comprehensive university with a tradition of excellence in engineering and research collaboration with MCW. The Biomedical Engineering Program was established in 1968 and became a Department in 1990. The Department promoted growth of research and education with recognized programs in orthopedics, rehabilitation engineering, medical imaging, cardiopulmonary modeling, device development, informatics and computational biology. MCW is a national leader in medical research and ranks in the top third of US medical schools with $158M in extramural research funding. Areas of research strength include genomics, imaging, cancer, cardiovascular research, neurosciences and injury research. It has 1500 faculty and 1250 medical and graduate students. The long term, productive collaboration between MU and MCW had previously culminated in the formation of joint degree programs in Functional Imaging (PhD), Healthcare Technology Management (MS) and Bioinformatics (MS). The new joint department offers BS, MS, ME and PhD degrees, currently has over 350 undergraduate students and 50 graduate students and in 7 years is projected to enroll more than 523 students across all degrees with the greatest growth in Masters and PhD disciplines.
Duties and Responsibilities of the position include:
- Independently work on cell culture
- Inject cells and drugs into rodent animals
- Set up animal experiments and take optical measurements
- Communicate with animal facilities regarding animal welfare and well-being
- Manage laboratory equipment
- Maintain supplies, negotiate with vendors, track purchase orders
- Train new employees on lab procedures
- Participate in meetings with principle investigator and research staff
Desired Qualifications are:
- Associate degree or above in biology, biochemistry, medical science, biophysics, or other related discipline.
- Experience or strong interest in animal experiments.
- Experience or strong interest in cell culture work.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
For more information about the position, please email Dr. Yu at firstname.lastname@example.orgHelp
To Apply, please submit your resume and application forms at: https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/9733