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University of Florida Molecular/Cytogenetics Technologist I in Gainesville, Florida

Molecular/Cytogenetics Technologist I

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Work type: Staff Full-Time

Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

Categories: Biology/Life Science, Allied Health

Department: 29081100 - MD-PATH - UF PATH LABS

Classification Title:

Molecular/Cytogenetics Technologist I

Job Description:

Under general supervision, perform routine clinical molecular diagnostic testing procedures. Perform

specialized techniques such as immunofluorescence and immunohistochemistry related to the processing of

specimens for clinical purposes. Participate in the development and implementation of new clinical

molecular diagnostic testing procedures and clinical trial tests.

Perform any necessary pre-treatment of cytogenetic samples to facilitate testing (e.g. pre-treatment of

FFPE slides for FISH, CD138 enrichment of plasma cells, etc.). Perform specialized techniques such as

Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) testing related to the processing of specimens for clinical

purposes. Develop specimen preparation techniques under general supervision when necessary. Perform

all pre-analytic steps for FISH testing and DNA-based or RNA-based assays, and nucleic acid extraction for

DNA-based or RNA-based assays.

Perform quality control, quality assurance and proficiency testing in both laboratories. Participate in

CEU activities sufficient to maintain licensure. Participate in assay/instrument validations and Quality


Conduct chromosomal analysis and perform karyotyping; involving the accurate identification of

chromosomes and description of structural and/or numerical chromosome abnormalities, and the proper

recording of this data, either manually or digitally. May perform analysis of FISH samples, either manually

or digitally.

Expected Salary:

Salary range is $28.75 - $31.25

Minimum Requirements:

Licensed as a Medical Laboratory Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist in one of the specialty areas to which the position is allocated.

Preferred Qualifications:

Licensed as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist/ Medical Laboratory Scientist in at least one of the specialty

areas to which the position is allocated, molecular and/or cytogenetics and/or histology, and for which the

laboratory is licensed under Chapter 483, Florida Statutes And/or licensed as a Histology Technologist with 2+ years of hands-on research or clinical diagnostic experience in advanced molecular diagnostic and/or histological techniques – particularly associated instrument platforms.

-Ability to use problem solving techniques in the laboratory.

-Ability to communicate with other technologists and supervisors.

-Ability to collect and analyze data.

-Ability to understand and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures for clinical testing.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised: 11 Jun 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 21 Jun 2024 Eastern Daylight Time