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Recovery Technician

Lions Gift of Sight is always open to talking to people with an interest in eye tissue recovery. Recovery Technicians serve in Minnesota and parts of North Dakota and Wisconsin. These positions are part time medical technician positions that afford considerable flexibility in scheduling on-call shifts, including days, evenings, nights, and weekends. Residing in or around the recovery area is required. Questions can be directed to Katie Miller at [email protected].

Researcher 3

We have an opening on the ever-awesome Research Team. The work of this full time, Sunday-Thursday Researcher 3 position includes:

  • Processing and distributing donor ocular tissues to our research clients.
  • Evaluating research-eligible tissue based on clinical features, medical/social history, and medical records for various research projects.
  • Coordinating with on-call donor coordinators and recovery technicians to provide customized services, including specialty procurements, tissue preservations, and processing based on client criteria.
  • Performing donor eye dissection, photography, imaging analysis and documentation on dissected tissue.
  • Overseeing the outsourcing of tissue fixation, embedding, sectioning, and staining services by the Histology Core Facility at the University of Minnesota.
  • Cultivating ocular cells extracted from donor tissues for in vitro expansion and cryopreserving the cultured ocular cells for distribution.

For more information, visit the University of Minnesota Job Site and search Job ID ID 354323.