Research Technician

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Research Department
Hours / Pay Period
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Standard Hours
Work Schedule
8 Hour


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Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.


We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological InstituteNorton Thoracic InstituteCancer Center at St. Joseph'sIvy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.


U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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Job Summary:


We seek outstanding applicants with a BS degree in molecular biology, animal science, physiology, or closely related field. Applicants are expected to have an excellent track record of basic science research including skills in molecular biology, PCR, cloning, Western blotting, immunohistochemistry, and cell culture.


Our lab focuses on stroke and pre-clinical applications and a background or interest in this field is desirable. Successful candidates will be open-minded with a willingness and desire to learn new techniques, energetic, reliable, and interested in pre-clinical model surgeries and behavioral testing. The candidate must be comfortable working with and handling pre-clinical models. Excellent project management and interpersonal skills are critical and the ability to write and edit manuscripts beneficial.




Two (2) years prior experience in a research, clinical, or other scientific environment required.

Bachelor's degree required.

Familiar with basic computer skills required.

Four (4) years of prior experience in a research, clinical, or other scientific environment preferred.

Familiar with laboratory techniques and basic computer skills preferred.
Familiar with laboratory techniques. Working knowledge of the scientific method.
Demonstrates an ability to continually improve performance preferred.


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