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Laboratory Technician III at Dartmouth College

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Location: hanover, New Hampshire

Job Description:

Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Laboratory Technician III

Psychological and Brain Sciences

Position Number

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This position is a term position, meaning regular full-time for 12 months.

Position Purpose

To assist with research and operation of the van der Meer and Taube laboratories, which study the neural basis of spatial orientation and decision-making in rodents.

SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position


Employment Category
Regular Full Time w/end date

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Matt van der Meer, Assistant Professor

Special Instructions to Applicants

M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

This position is a 12-month term position.

This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities


  • Works well independently with the primary goal of setting up equipment and running experiments.
  • Identifies, troubleshoots, and corrects or recommends solutions to problems associated with experimental design; methods, procedures, and techniques; or equipment and facilities.
  • Adheres to laboratory safety requirements including general and chemical/hazardous waste safety disposal methods.
  • Maintains detailed and accurate laboratory records.
  • Construction and preparation of miniaturized devices for neural recording and imaging.
  • Assists in surgical procedures.

Laboratory Management

  • Maintain rat and mouse colonies including mating, weaning, and genotyping, while keeping careful records.
  • Orders and maintains stock of laboratory supplies.
  • Monitors equipment and instrument performance; obtains necessary maintenance and repair.
  • Instructs others in laboratory methods, procedures, and techniques and provides technical guidance and direction as required.
-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned.