Laboratory Technician II, Coralville

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 24001742

The State Hygienic Laboratory (Iowa’s Environmental and Public Health Laboratory), at the University of Iowa, under contract with the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services, has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Laboratory Technician II in the Coralville, Iowa facility. The primary function of the position is to perform accessioning of samples, verify samples and specimens match the paperwork. The Lab Tech II also assigns accessioning numbers via computer bar-coded labels and performs data entry of the samples into the database. Other duties include the delivery of samples to the appropriate areas within the laboratory and to assist in shipping of supplies, kits, and paperwork.

Position Status: Full-Time

Work Schedule: Tuesday – Friday 5:30a – 2:00p and Saturday 6:30a – 12:30p

Work Modality: In-Person

For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.

About the State Hygienic Laboratory
The s main facilities are headquartered on the University of Iowa's Research Park campus northwest of Iowa City in Coralville. Additional testing facilities are part of the Iowa Laboratory Facilities in Ankeny, a Des Moines suburb.

Since 1904, the State Hygienic Laboratory has been at the forefront of public health issues in Iowa. As the state’s public health and environmental laboratory, the Hygienic Laboratory serves all of Iowa’s 99 counties through disease detection, environmental monitoring, and newborn and maternal screening.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Two years of related laboratory experience including one year as a Laboratory Technician I, or equivalent level experience, or
  • Certified Laboratory Assistant (CLA) certification, or
  • Any combination of related post high school education and experience which totals two years.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Data entry experience.
  • Knowledge of environmental and/or clinical terminology.

For additional questions, please contact: VPR Talent (

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.


Application Instructions:

Applicants are invited to upload the following documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission, if they would like them included for consideration:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Job ID: 98099

Posted 11 days ago

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