Research Specialist II – Laboratory

Job Detail

  • Job ID 26813
  • Career Level Mid Career
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender No preference
  • Industry Healthcare, other
  • Nationality No preference
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

  • Contributes to the delivery of departmental goals, through personal effort in own work area.
  • Makes improvements in processes that impact the Laboratory operations and may positively affect the results of the Core program.
  • Works under general supervision, performs all routine lab procedures, and associated responsibilities, as dictated by the workload in the rostered area.
  • Solves moderately complex problems and performs a specific variety of technical assignments within broader projects.
  • Reviews and modifies practices and techniques in non-routine situations to perform duties, adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results.
  • Contributes in research trials in the laboratory that include taking measurements and recording observations, collecting, compiling and processing data.
  • Assists in procurement of additional/new funding through contributions to technical proposal preparation and/or presentations.
  • Trains junior lab technical staff in basics of technical workflow.
  • Adheres to lab SOPs and performs quality control checks.
  • Makes recommendations regarding the planning of short- and long-term goals of the lab to the Manager of the Core Facility and performs the research to reach established goals.
  • Proposes technical solution for end-users’ experimental requests.
  • Stays current with literature in ongoing and proposed projects.
  • Assesses lab inventory and orders supplies when needed.
  • May write manuscripts and present novel research and techniques to technical group.


  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science, Chemistry or its equivalent
  • At least 3 years work experience as Research Specialist
  • Locally available under husband, father sponsorship, or on a freelance visa

Required skills