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Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician
04 Jan 2023
04 Jan 2023
Binghamton, NY
United States
Binghamton University

Laboratory Technician – Motion Analysis Research Lab (MARL)


About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.


Job Description:

Binghamton University's Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Division of Physical Therapy, located at the newly renovated, state-of-the art health sciences campus in Johnson City, New York, is hiring for a Laboratory Technician for the Motion Analysis Research Laboratory (MARL).

Responsibilities include:
1. Prepare laboratory hardware and materials for research subjects.
2. Responsibility for laboratory equipment – including maintenance, regular calibration and updating of hardware and software, system checks, organizing for servicing or repair as needed.
3. Managing the stock levels of consumables.
4. Maintaining inventory and tracking of remote monitoring devices.
5. Delivery of high-quality data collections and processing.

1. Bachelor’s degree in a related scientific discipline, with prior work experience related to biomechanical data capture.
2. Knowledge of motion capture systems and associated software (Vicon preferred).
3. Ability to learn new software quickly, troubleshoot data collection/computer related issues, and provide a high attention to detail.
4. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and the Google Suite of products.
5. Competent in the use of programming languages (e.g. MATLAB, Python).
6. Excellent communication and time management skills.


Research experience and practical knowledge of the motion analysis principles are required whether through prior internship, research studies, or work experience. The successful candidate must be flexible and possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills. On the job, the candidate must demonstrate knowledge of universal precautions and safety guidelines, with the ability to handle confidential information.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s degree preferred


Additional Information:

Binghamton University values and fosters a global, service-oriented, and inclusive learning community. Binghamton is located in the affordable and beautiful Southern Tier of New York State, 40 minutes from Syracuse, NY, one hour from the Finger Lakes Region, one hour from Scranton, PA, and three hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Binghamton University is ranked by the Wall Street Journal as #2 for the best public school in the Northeast United States for student outcomes, and ranks as #33 for the best public university in the nation by US News and World Reports, 2022. Binghamton is a nationally recognized research institution with one of the two fastest-growing research programs in New York State. The Health Sciences campus is located in a newly constructed/renovated complex in Johnson City, New York. The Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences houses state of the art simulation laboratory facilities deemed the best in the Northeast United States. Applicants can learn more about Binghamton University by exploring this link:

Binghamton University offers a generous benefits package and competitive salaries:

Binghamton University offers a generous retirement benefit that includes employer contributions. Information on the New York State retirement system are found here:

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Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit applications, including a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three professional references to Binghamton University Interview Exchange: The Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences is committed to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching and working environment. The search committee is accepting applications now, and is reviewing candidates as they are submitted. Applications will continue to be accepted until positions are filled. Start dates are based on program course trajectory and applicant areas of expertise.