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Research Technician - Karbstein Lab

The position serves as Research Technician in Dr. Katrin Karbstein laboratory, Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology, working closely with Dr. Karbstein and laboratory members in performing research duties involving ribosome function and translation.


This position will perform a variety of routine scientific tasks, including molecular biology and yeast assays; may prepare test specimens; set up and operate standard lab equipment of moderate complexity; record data providing basic analyses and interpretations; may perform a limited number of non-repetitive procedures; perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned. The candidate will work with yeast and perhaps human cell lines and will need to have good sterile technique. Good lab notebook keeping is required, as is a willingness to learn new techniques, and integrate into the lab.

EXPECTED SALARY: Commensurate with experience


Bachelor's degree in appropriate area of specialization or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Previous molecular biology and yeast experience preferred.


In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Please provide names and email addresses of three to five references as part of the application process. When ready, the hiring department will contact the listed references via email requesting their reference letters to be uploaded directly to the application website.

This is a time-limited position.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

To apply for this position, visit Job number for this vacancy is 523109 and the deadline date to apply is August 5, 2022. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2HRS or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The University of Florida is an equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws.

REQ #523109