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This is a temporary position, to last approximately 9 months, 100% time (40 hours/week).

Deadline:  Open Until Filled

Salary Range CG FH:  $13.54 – $18.81/hour

Job Responsibilities:  Provide laboratory support for the specimen receiving/various diagnostic section at the Animal Disease Research & Diagnostic Laboratory.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of:  Methods, materials, equipment and techniques of laboratory testing, analysis and media preparation; principles and practices of laboratory testing; laboratory equipment, procedures, operation and terminology; safety procedures; and computer applications and systems (Word, Excel and LIMS).

Ability to:   Follow detailed directions and instructions; perform mathematical calculations; accurately enter and maintain laboratory records; use and maintain laboratory equipment; perform laboratory tests and analysis; handle and manipulate multiple specimen types, including but not limited to animal, feed and environmental samples; think critically, pay close attention to detail; listen to instruction and adapt to new assignments quickly; communicate clearly and concisely; work well in a dynamic team environment; and prioritize work to meet competing deadlines.

Required License: Valid driver’s license is required.

Comments:    Occasional weekend/holiday work is required.  Organizational and critical thinking along with attention to detail are essential.  College of technical education is preferred.  Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Application Procedures:  SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site, to apply visit


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