Lab Specialist

Job description

Working Title: Lab Specialist

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Department of Surgery

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-22-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Surgery's Krupnick and Laubach laboratories at the University of Virginia are seeking a Laboratory Specialist with an interest in murine microsurgery. This position will work closely with Drs. Krupnick and Laubach, as well as with multiple post-doctoral fellows and research associates in the study of solid organ transplants. Incumbent will be expected to dedicate the majority of their time to murine lung, heart, or other solid organ transplants and will be expected to work well as part of a large team investigating methods of tolerance induction, graft rejection, as well as ischemia/reperfusion injury.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree; relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Student experience may also be considered. Previous experience in murine microsurgery is preferred but techniques can be taught upon arrival in the laboratory as well.

To apply visit and search for Posting Number 0621555. Applicants should attach a cover letter, CV, and a list of three references. For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Alexander Krupnick at [email protected]

The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Virginia is located in picturesque Charlottesville at the foot of the Blue Ridge mountains. It is routinely ranked as one of the best places to live in the USA ( and is strategically located within 2 hours of Washington DC, several national parks as well as the Atlantic ocean.

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

This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to resolve problems.
2. Ability to work accurately and independently with attention to detail.
3. Ability to analyze and organize work procedures.
4. Ability to collect samples.
5. Ability to plan and execute tasks or experiments.
6. Ability to work as part of a team to conduct laboratory experiments.

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Posted: 10/3/2017
Application Due: 12/2/2017
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