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Student Anatomy Lab Technician

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Part Time


Job Function:

·         Dissection of human cadavers throughout the semester 

·         Maintain lab equipment, laboratory cleaning, and cadaver preservation

·         Supervise Open Lab sessions

·         Assist Full-Time Lab Technician and Lead Anatomy Instructor

·         Follow Policies and Procedures as outlined in the Student Anatomy Lab Tech employee handbook



Pay Rate: 

$7.64 hourly 



Essential Job Functions: 


·         Dissection of the human cadavers

·         Basic laboratory cleaning

·         Maintain inventory of lab equipment

·         Supervise students during “Open Lab” sessions

·         Major cleaning of the anatomy labs at the end of the semester

·         Perform all other duties as assigned

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.   





·         Attaining a grade of a “B” or better from OSU-OKC BIOL2214 Human Anatomy Lecture and Cadaver Labor BIOL1515 lecture with BIOL1212 Cadaver lab


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

·         A working understanding of anatomy with “B” level or higher from BIOL2214 or BIOL1515 lecture withBIOL1212 lab courses taught at OSU-OKC. 

·         Student Lab Technicians must have a sense of the overall instruction of the anatomy course taken at OSU-OKC and be familiar with the presentation of cadavers.

·         Must be self-motivated, willing to review anatomy materials, able to follow written/oral instructions, and have appreciable hand-eye coordination. 

·         Must be willing to safely operate and utilize dissection instruments, sharp objects such as scalpels, and power saws. 

·         Must have good personal communication skills and the ability to work without direct supervision while supervising students during the “Open Lab” sessions.


Preferred Qualifications

·         Have earned a grade of an “A” or higher from OSU-OKC BIOL2214 Human Anatomy Lecture and Cadaver Lab.

·         Have a letter of recommendation from a current OSU-OKC Anatomy Lab Instructor.

Work Hours and Days:

·         Student Laboratory Technicians will work a variety of hours on weeknights and weekends with 3 to 4 hours per shift and a maximum of 20 hours per week. 


Environmental Conditions

·         The Human Anatomy Cadaver laboratory contains formaldehyde (formalin), bleach (50/50), Auto-Suite, and other chemical or cleaning solutions typically found in the environment of an anatomy lab.

·         Open-toed shoes, exposed ankles/feet/legs, and contact lenses are forbidden.

·         Personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided by OSU-OKC and must be worn, this includes: eye protection, latex or nitrile gloves, and lab coats whenever dissecting.

·         Additional personal protective equipment (OPPE) may be worn:  formaldehyde respirators face masks, and face-shields.

·         Lab techs must be able to use sharp scalpels, dissection instruments, and operate hand/electric saws.

Physical Demands:

All applicants must be able to:

·         Manual dexterity with dissection instruments and power tools

·         Individually able to lift 50 pounds and team-lift bodies weighing up to 300 pounds

·         Ability to stand or sit for up to 4 hours per shiftAbility to perform acute repetitive motions during a shift 

·         Requires bending/stooping.pushing/pulling and similar motions, as well as carrying/lifting of materials up to 25 lbs 


The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations. 


Apply online at For further assistance or information, call 945-3206.


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