Research Tech 1 – (STA005622)

first_imgProvides assistance and expertise in various areas of research suchas calibration of instrumentation, equipment maintenance andrepair, preparation of samples for testing, monitoring of safetyequipment and procedures, development and fabrication of prototypeequipment, recording of test results, and basic analyses ofdata.Ensures experiments are preformed according to specification.May make practical technical recommendations to changes inprocedures, equipment, or prototype design.Develops basic skillset.Duties: Simple and may be repetitive. May assist in advancedfunctions as part of training. Refers questions and problems tohigher levels.Supervision: Immediate supervision is available. Verbal or writteninstructions are usually detailed.EEO/AAQualifications :High school and 1 year experienceHigh School Diploma with 1 year of experience.Preferred Qualifications:Experienced in animal handling (rat and mice dissection,administration of drugs by various routes routes oral,subcutaneous, intraperitoneal injections, etc blood collection frommice), molecular biology techniques such as (PCR, DNA isolation,RNA isolation, gel electrophoresis, western blotting, ELISA).Experience in miroscopy/immunohistochemisty, maintenance of cellcultures etc. Previous experience as a lab technician ispreferred.This position is dependent upon funding for upcoming years. Fundinghas been solidified for 2 years.last_img read more

Wärtsilä’s BWMS Tested for USCG Compliance

first_imgFinnish technology group Wärtsilä reached a milestone as its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) completed all testing requirements for USCG type approval compliance.The company informed that the documentation for full USCG type approval is being finalised for submission and awaits only final input from DNV GL, the USCG approved independent laboratory.The development follows type approval for the Aquarius UV from the International Maritime Organization in 2011, as well as Alternate Management System (AMS) acceptance from the USCG.Wärtsila’s Aquarius UV BWMS is a flexible system utilising a two stage approach involving filtration and medium pressure ultra-violet (UV) disinfection technology. The system is in full compliance with the IMO D-2 discharge standard, the company said.“The reliability, robustness, and efficiency of our full BWMS portfolio is clearly endorsed with both the UV and EC technologies having passed the demanding USCG testing protocol,” Craig Patrick, Sales Director, Ballast Water Management Systems, Wärtsilä Marine Solutions, said.The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments (the BWM Convention) was convened to introduce global regulations to control the transfer of potentially invasive species.last_img read more

Man City player self-isolating over coronavirus fear

first_imgManchester City have revealed one of their players is self-isolating after a family member had tests for the coronavirus.Advertisement The unnamed City star was reported to be France defender Benjamin Mendy by the British media, but the Premier League club have yet to confirm that.The player is taking the self-isolating precaution after the relative fell ill with symptoms of a respiratory illness at his Cheshire home.The family member is being treated in hospital and has undergone tests for the coronavirus, which can cause shortness of breath.“The club is aware that a family member of a senior men’s team player is in hospital with symptoms of a respiratory illness,” a City spokesperson said on Thursday.“He has undergone tests at hospital one of which is for Covid-19. Until the results are known, the player in question is self-isolating as a precaution.”City’s Champions League last 16 second leg against Real Madrid, due to be played next Tuesday, has already been postponed due to an outbreak of the virus at the Spanish club.It is the second City fixture hit after Wednesday’s rearranged Premier League clash with Arsenal was called off.Arsenal staff and players came into contact with Nottingham Forest and Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis during a Europa League tie at the Emirates Stadium on February 27. Read Also: BREAKING: Man City v Real Madrid, Juve v Lyon matches postponedCity are due to host Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday, with no suggestion yet that the game will be cancelled.Many European leagues have halted their seasons due to the spread of the virus or are planning to play matches behind closed doors.British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the government is considering banning sporting events in the United Kingdom but will not do so yet.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoBest Car Manufacturers In The World7 Worst Things To Do To Your PhoneCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Why Do So Many Digital Assistants Have Feminine Names & Voices?Birds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemPlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your BodyWhat Are The Most Delicious Foods Out There?What Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Yearlast_img read more