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Senior Laboratory Technician - QA

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Notice to AFSCME Local 1761 (COLT) members only: To apply, an application or resume must be submitted no later than 9:00 a.m. on 9/1/17. For additional information on positions posted on New Brunswick/Piscataway campuses call (848)932-3869; positions posted on the Newark campus call(973)353-5500; positions posted on the Camden Campus (856)225-6475.

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Senior Laboratory Technician - QA
Job Category AFSCME 1761 (COLT)
Department Human Genetics Inst of NJ - RUCDR
Overview
Posting Summary

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a technician to report to the Quality Manager in the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository (RUCDR).
*Under general guidance and direction, provides professional level laboratory technical support involving the application of scientific research methods and techniques.
•Performs multistage purifications, other assays, and tests; propagates non-animal specimens and cell cultures; prepares tissues, chemicals, and/or living subjects for testing.
*Will participate as a team member in the codifying, updating, processing, and support of the established RUCDR quality system.
*RUCDR currently uses the Qualtrax system to document all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), protocols, and policies. The position is responsible for ensuring all departments and employees are aware of and capable of following the regulatory standards implemented in Qualtrax.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week 35
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 16
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 40823.890
Annual Mid Range Salary 48173.630
Annual Maximum Salary 55523.370
Standard Hours 35.00
Union Description AFSCME - Local 1761 COLT
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Benefits

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility PERS

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

Requires a bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline.
A combination of two years college-level science curriculum plus two years relevant laboratory technician or research study experience carrying out research protocols and tests may be substituted for the degree.
An additional equivalent amount of college-level study in an appropriate science curriculum may be substituted for the experience in the above combination.
Requires knowledge of scientific empirical procedures.
Must understand the fundamentals of the science.
Must read and understand technical documents.
Must perform basic scientific routines, protocols, and tests and articulate data to researchers.
Must lift and move up to 30 pounds
Must operate and maintain sophisticated equipment.
Requires the ability to record and maintain data in computerized and non-computerized formats.
Must be able to communicate effectively. Will be required to participate in required occupational health and safety programs. May require a valid driver’s license, two years driving experience, and successful completion of the Rutgers’ Defensive Driving Course.
Regular workweek may include evening and/or weekend work.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Require’s a bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline. A combination of two years college-level science curriculum plus two years relevant laboratory technician or research study experience carrying out research protocols and tests may be substituted for the degree. An additional equivalent amount of college-level study in an appropriate science curriculum may be substituted for the experience in the above combination. Requires knowledge of scientific empirical procedures. Must understand the fundamentals of the science; read and understand technical documents; perform basic scientific routines, protocols, and tests; articulate data to researchers; and operate and maintain sophisticated equipment. Requires the ability to record and maintain data in computerized and non-computerized formats. Must be able to write, communicate and present information effectively. Will be required to participate in required occupational health and safety programs. May require a valid driver’s license, two years driving experience, and successful completion of the Rutgers’ Defensive Driving Course. Regular workweek may include evening and/or weekend work.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of the biobanking, bioprocessing, and analytics systems, especially StarLIMS and Qualtrax, used in the procedures and regulation of biomaterials. Knowledge of GDP, GLP, GMP, RCA, CAPA and other regulatory standards. Experience in a GMP regulated facility or pharmaceutical industry and with validation protocols.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Education/experience in biology, chemistry or related field. Prefer knowledge of the biobanking, bioprocessing, and analytics systems, especially StarLIMS and Qualtrax, used in the procedures and regulation of biomaterials; knowledge of GDP, GLP, GMP, RCA, CAPA and other regulatory standards and experience in a GMP regulated facility or pharmaceutical industry and with validation protocols.

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST3111
Posting Open Date 08/31/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

Notice to AFSCME Local 1761 (COLT) members only: To apply, an application or resume must be submitted no later than 9:00 a.m. on 9/1/17. For additional information on positions posted on New Brunswick/Piscataway campuses call (848)932-3869; positions posted on the Newark campus call(973)353-5500; positions posted on the Camden Campus (856)225-6475.

Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Location Details

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a member of AFSCME 1761 (COLT)?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application