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Laboratory Technician (Limited Term)
University of Notre Dame

Date Posted Aug. 3, 2022
Title Laboratory Technician (Limited Term)
University University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN, United States
Department Institute for Precision Health (IPH)
Application Deadline 08/12/2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Biology - Cell Biology
    Biology - General

Laboratory Technician (Limited Term)

University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame ( is accepting applications for a Laboratory Technician (Limited Term).

Applications will be accepted until 8/12/2022.

The Institute for Precision Health (IPH) is currently recruiting for a Laboratory Technician. This position works closely with the Institute for Precision Health Faculty Director, Associate Director of Research, other IPH staff, and IPH affiliated faculty. It helps them execute IPH laboratory research programs.Specific Responsibilities Include:

    • Synthesis of nanomaterials (noble metal, magnetic, silica-based); bioconjugation; mammalian cell culture line maintenance; in vitro assays; and in vivo (mouse) cancer models or infection models.


  • Use of analytical techniques (TEM, SEM, ICP-MS, Mass Spectrometry, NMR) to characterize the nanomaterials and simple bioassays (BCA, ELISA, growth curves, cell viability).


  • Logistical duties, including organizing and maintaining wetlab protocols; timely ordering of laboratory supplies; equipment maintenance; working closely with the Associate Director of Research to train new students; and ensuring compliance of lab protocols, environment, and materials with Notre Dame Safety regulations.


  • Equipment management and reagent ordering, group stock buffer and reagent preparation, as well as protein production, enzymatic assays, and standard cell culture maintenance

About the Institute for Precision Health:
The Institute for Precision Health (IPH) at Notre Dame seeks to prevent and treat disease, promote wellness, and reduce health disparities by developing new tools to understand human variability at the molecular and cellular levels. Institute members research the molecular, cellular, and environmental factors underlying each person's health, particularly those in underserved populations, and work to ensure discoveries, data, and technologies benefit all populations. The Institute for Precision Health is a part of Notre Dame Research. Notre Dame Research is committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity and ensures that members of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome, and included. We strive to achieve a culture of openness, autonomy, and belonging; making Notre Dame an exceptional place for our team, partners, and collaborators to flourish.This position is limited-term with an expected duration of three years.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in a scientifically relevant field or equivalent experience and at least six months of professional experience.Must have familiarity with wet lab work, exceptional oral and written communication skills, good organizational skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Windows-based software. Applicants should have experience working with standard laboratory reagents that are corrosive (e.g., sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid) as well as dry-box handling of air-sensitive reagents (e.g., silanes).

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with wet lab nanomaterials synthesis and characterization is preferred, as is experience in cell culture techniques, including culture, maintenance, and storage of mammalian cell lines.
Coursework in nanomedicine or biological/biomedical sciences is also preferred

The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!

This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Please apply online at to Job # S23002. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

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