Posting Summary: The Department of Pathology at the University of Virginia is currently seeking a part-time wage Laboratory Technician. This position provides support services for the lab and runs experiments independently.The work will involve culturing human cells using sterile technique and performing routine laboratory procedures common in all biochemistry laboratories. Incumbent will also perform cell based assays to be analyzed under confocal microscope; ensure that the lab is a safe environment at all times; dispose of hazardous waste properly; and attend lab meetings.
Successful applicants will have a Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry or a related science.
This is a part-time wage, restricted position.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry or a related science.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: None
Required Specific Experience: No experience is required. Training will be provided on-the-job.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Knowledge of sterile and pipetting techniques. 2. Ability to accurately follow a detailed instruction. 3. Ability to carry out experiments. 4. Good organizational skills. 5. Knowledge of tissue cultures, immunofluorescence, DNA.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Word, Excel and Access
Internal Number: 353_83744
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.