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Research Tech 2

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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Research Technician 2
Classification Code 52500
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Research Tech 2
Position Number 926680
FTE 1.0
Pay Grade 6
Department Biomedical Sciences - 31270
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to demonstrate skills in standard laboratory techniques.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and accuracy in methods and analysis.
  • Ability to perform data processing and analysis using Microsoft Excel and related programs.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively about research and to positively contribute to the lab goals.
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received

Performs under general supervision. Determines own methods for performing assigned work.

Version Date July 2017

Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty
  • Participates in all aspects of research studies including the acquisition, analysis and summary/presentation of data.
Job Duty Type Essential
Description of Job Duty
  • Performs lab maintenance including ordering supplies and maintaining lab inventories.
  • Assists the supervisor in training students who work and/or perform research in the lab.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Job Duty Type Secondary