Lab Technician

Charlottesville, VA
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Lab Technician

Position Type: Hourly Wage

Department: Department of Biology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-15-2017

Posting Summary:
This technician position will support research on Alzheimer's disease and related neurodegenerative disorders in Dr. Condron's laboratory in the Department of Biology. The laboratory's goals are to identify how cells become sensitive to toxic peptides associated with Alzheimer's disease. The experimental system used by the lab is the fruit fly. The duties required of the incumbent include general lab maintenance, animal husbandry and direct participation in cutting edge research experiments. The position will require up to 30 hours per week.

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:

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of physiological and evolutionary processes
- Ability to work accurately and carefully
- Willingness to learn other software applications
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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