Job Description

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine has an opening for a research technician to work in the department of Microbiology/Immunology.  This position supports the teaching and research missions of the Microbiology/Immunology department.  Common duties involve: (1) pick-up, wash, sterilize glassware; (2) prepare and sterilize culture media and solutions; (3) set-up, clean and organize work and teaching lab areas; (4) assist faculty and students in research projects as directed (generally, this duty takes the largest amount of time, year round).

Punctuality, self-motivated, ability to work alone and keep on schedule, attention to detail, responsible, organized, collegial.  Ability to be trained in a variety of procedures.  Basic math skills.

Skills / Requirements

Biology or chemistry lab experience is helpful; coursework in chemistry is important.  Previous research lab experience is a plus.  Use experiences:  sterile technique, safety procedures in preparing chemical solutions, and in using scientific equipment. 

A four year college degree is required with at least 3 months experience in a lab would be helpful.  Must have knowledge of chemistry, mathematics, biology, microbiology.

*Qualified applicants must send a completed application, resume, and cover letter to

Application Instructions

Please send application (located on the ATSU website), cover letter and resume to:

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences (ATSU) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status in admission to or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Harassment and retaliation are forms of discrimination prohibited by the university.

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