Laboratory Technician

Charlottesville, VA
Sep 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Laboratory Technician

Position Type: Hourly Wage

Department: Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-07-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia, Department of Medicine, Infectious Disease and International Health Division is looking to hire a hourly wage employee for a position that will focus on basic research in innate immunity.
The laboratory technician will help examine the influence of commensal bacteria, infections and host factors on the outcome of intestinal and lung diseases.
Responsibilities will include experiment execution, data analysis and write-up which will be conducted under the direction and training of the primary supervisor. Techniques will include mouse husbandry and model experiments, anerobic bacteria and parasite culture, DNA/RNA extraction, QPCR, ELISAs, Flow Cytometry, CFU assays and other techniques needed to support the project as it develops.

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Managing Staff Wage Employment Policy:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to perform routine laboratory work
- Good communication (verbal and written) skills
- Ability to work independently
- Ability to successfully work as part of a team

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