Job Details
Posting Date
11/10/2016 Expiry Date 12/11/2016 Job Reference Number: 732-2016-10-11T11:54:43
Research Technician
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College Departments
Department Sharjah Institute for Medical Research
Job Purpose

A Research Technician is immediately available for an experienced applicant to provide skilled support for a broad range of cellular, molecular and immunology services.


Main accountabilities & expectations

Performs assigned research tasks ranging from routine to complex procedures that involve operating core lab equipment(s) such as Real-Time PCR , Gel imaging systems, Confocal microscopy and a flow cytometer ; may be asked to develop new technologies or adopt protocols from other labs. Works independently and manages multiple aspects of research projects. Plays a critical and central role in the success of this shared resource.

Job Specific Accountabilities
Required Skills
Preferred Qualification & Experience

Master's degree in biomedical sciences or related fields with extensive experience in cellular, molecular biology and/or immunology is preferred. 

The applicant must be a self-starter with the ability to work well within a team environment.  S/he must be able to work on his/her own with minimal daily supervision.  The individual is expected to be able to multi-task and be well organized, both require good time management skills; pay careful attention to experimental details, and have excellent communication skills.

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Advanced experience in operating, configuring, and maintaining specialized core lab equipment(s) including but not limited to Gel imaging systems, Confocal microscopy and a flow cytometer.
  • Troubleshoot procedures and assist in implementing modifications to research protocols.
  • Train others in the proper use of laboratory equipment and technical procedures.
  • Assist scientists with access and use of the shared resource.
  • Ability to balance multiple requests and assignments.
  • A customer service mindset that includes strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team effort and as an individual contributor.
  • A willingness to learn new techniques and procedures.
Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Master's degree
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
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