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Lab Support Technician

GDKN Corporation
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55447, United States
September 18, 2017

Duration: 1 year

Position Purpose

Under direct supervision, performs a variety of routine laboratory operations in a research setting. Duties usually consist of media preparation for higher level technicians and scientist, autoclaving waste, and maintaining laboratory supplies. This position may assist higher level technicians in setup of laboratory equipment, recording data for experiments, and glassware clean-up.


This position targets up to a 12 month contract.

Core hours: Monday - Friday 8-5

Work hours have the potential to include evenings (12pm-8pm, Tues, Wed, Thurs) and possibly up to ~10hours on the weekends to target a ~40hr work-week.

Duties may include and are not limited to:

Liquid media stock preparation

Plate media/agar preparation

Off hour sampling

Neutralize shake flask waste

Neutralize lime waste

Autoclave biological waste & dispose

Autoclave consumables (glass beads, sticks, tips…)

Clean and autoclave glassware

Consumable / Chemical inventory, ordering, restocking

Chemical addition and reconciliation in the CisPro inventory system

Maintain water baths, ice machine

Glycerol stock preparation

Preparation of analytical samples

Aid with experiment set-up

Any additional lab duties to support experiments/scientists

•Familiar with basic laboratory practices and equipment such as pH meters, analytical balances, and autoclaves…

•Understands and complies with the priority of EHS in laboratory environment.

•Multitasking, High level of communication, Organization and prioritization,

Must have either an Associates or Bachelors degree in discipline such as: biology, chemistry, or any other scientific background.

Must have at least 2 years of experience working in a laboratory