Biorepository Research Technician

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7108661 (Ref.No. ta222287)
Posted: August 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description


OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center is Oklahoma’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Cancer Center, and one of only 71 NCI-Designated Cancer Centers in the United States. This highly competitive accreditation ensures that our patients receive the highest standard of care and have access to the most advanced cancer treatment options.

At the Stephenson Cancer Center, we have an exciting new job opportunity that could be right for you! The Biorepository Research Technician performs more complex tests and analyses in a laboratory using appropriate technical equipment and instruments. Performs diagnostic laboratory tests and examinations according to standardized procedures, records and reports results.


  • Performs specialized tests on patients to include but not limited to collecting samples and performing vestibule tests, bio- electronic exercising, and physiological function tests, and andrology and endocrine tests to assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases
  • Performs chemical, physical, or biological tests and supports scientific investigators in research projects
  • Operates laboratory equipment, to include but not limited to centrifuges, titrators, pipetting machines and pH meters
  • Plans, sets up, and undertakes controlled experiments and trials
  • Records and analyzes data. Calculates test results, logs, and reports results to the supervisor
  • Conducts daily quality control and performs instrument calibration and adjustments prior to performing lab tests
  • Manages the maintenance and repairs of laboratory equipment
  • Compiles, enters, and graphs data and files reports
  • Assesses laboratory needs, inventories supplies, and orders and stocks supplies and orders equipment
  • May supervise and train other laboratory staff
  • Ensures the work is equally distributed and completed
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position

Job Requirements


Education: High School Diploma

Experience: 12 months of laboratory experience


  • Working knowledge of laboratory procedures
  • Working knowledge of the proper handling of chemicals and biohazardous materials
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations in different units of measurement
  • Ability to use fractions, percentages, and ratios
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite or other relevant programs
  • Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing

Working Conditions:

  • Physical: Standing for prolonged periods. Manual dexterity, walking, and talking. Ability to move or lift up to 20 pounds.
  • Environmental: May be exposed to biohazardous materials, blood borne pathogens, or chemicals.

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