Research Teaching Specialist III (Research Technician) job vacancy in Rutgers University (Newark, NJ 07102)

Hi, are you looking for Research Teaching Specialist III (Research Technician) jobs in Newark, NJ 07102 ?
we got a perfect job opening for you !

Company name : Rutgers University
Location : Newark, NJ 07102
Position : Research Teaching Specialist III (Research Technician)

Description :
Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title

Research Teaching Specialist III (Research Technician)

Job Category

Staff & Executive – Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)


NJMS-Medicine-Infectious Diseases


New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university-wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Research Teaching Specialist III (RTS III) for the Department of Infectious Diseases within the New Jersey Medical School.

The Research Teaching Specialist III conducts specialized research, using judgment to adapt methods and techniques. May be responsible for the management of a small-sized laboratory area while assisting the Principal Investigator with budgetary, training and administrative responsibilities.

The RTS III will play a critical role in the successful testing and implementation of diagnostic tests for Tuberculosis, including detection of drug resistance, being developed in the Alland laboratory and submitted to the laboratory for evaluation by outside agencies. Including but not limited to Cepheid’s GeneXpert tests, digital PCR diagnostics and cell free DNA analysis.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

Primer and probe design, assay multiplexing, bioinformatic investigation and in silico modeling of primer and probe sequences, optimizing sample processing using novel chemistries, buffers, and mechanical separation approaches, designing bioinformatic pipelines for data interpretation and reporting of next generation sequencing results.
Performs analytic analysis and trouble shoots innovative new TB assays as part of the FEND diagnostic program.
Assists in planning, direction, and conduct of the FEND TB analytic core.
Effectively communicates with academic and commercial partners on the performance of relevant TB assays.
Manages and troubleshoots instruments and will perform a variety of research experiences related to bacterial mutation and detection.
Conducts experiments in persistence models of M. tuberculosis.
Performs genetic manipulations of M. tuberculosis and other mycobacteria including cloning, and gene knockouts.

Position Status

Full Time

Hours Per Week

Daily Work Shift


Work Arrangement





Position Salary


Annual Minimum Salary


Annual Mid Range Salary


Annual Maximum Salary


Standard Hours


Union Description

HPAE, Local 5094

Payroll Designation



Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to

COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Seniority Unit

Terms of Appointment

Staff – 12 month

Position Pension Eligibility



Minimum Education and Experience

Master’s Degree in a relevant science plus one (1) year of related research experience, or a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant science plus two (2) years of related research experience?


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must be able to perform training in BSL3 practices, and willingness to work with virulent and drug-resistant M. tuberculosis.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in independent design and conduction of genetic and microbiological studies, experience performing unsupervised work in the BSLIII on M. tuberculosis, ability to analyze next generation DNA sequencing data.
Experience in automated, high-throughput fluidic studies of bacterial growth.

Equipment Utilized

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Occasional lifting of 20 pounds to a height of 6½ feet.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number


Posting Open Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Regional Campus

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

Home Location Campus

Newark (RBHS)



Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

Disclaimer : all data is sourced from indeed and we are not responsible for any error


Harry Walker: Harry, an experienced blackjack player, shares proven strategies, game theory, and engaging stories from his experience in various casinos.

Learn More →