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Lab Specialist

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Working Title: Lab Specialist

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Department of Neuroscience

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-05-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia, School of Medicine, seeks a Laboratory Specialist to work in the laboratory of Dr. Jasmin Herz. This position provides assistance with laboratory oversight and experimental procedures. Duties will include:

1) Utilizing specialized instrumentation skills such as microscopy, animal behavior and flow cytometry. Someone with previous laboratory work experience that can work independently would be beneficial since a variety of technical skills will be taught and needed.

2) Working in a highly collaborative research and training environment and working with post-docs and graduate students is essential.

3) Assisting with ordering and stocking general lab supplies (e.g. general reagents and antibodies for flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry).

4) Setting up and maintaining equipment (such as the microscopes).

A Bachelor's degree in in Neuroscience, Biology, or Chemistry, and at least one year of lab experience (student experience may be accepted) is required.

This is a restricted position contingent upon the continued availability of funding.

This position will remain open until filled.

To apply for this position, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu/ and search on Posting # 0624440 or visit https://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=85979. Complete a staff application online, attach a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references (name, email, phone).

For questions about the position and application process, please contact Jon Stafford, department administrator, at [email protected]

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

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Requires specialized instrumentation skills such as microscopy, animal behavior, and flow cytometry. Someone with previous laboratory work experience that can work independently would be beneficial since a variety of technical skills will be taught and needed.
2. Ability to work in a highly collaborative research and training environment. Demonstrated ability to work with post-docs and graduate students is essential.
3. Ability to assist with ordering and stocking general lab supplies (e.g.: general reagents and antibodies for flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry).
4. Demonstrated ability to set up and maintain equipment (such as the microscopes) is required.

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Posted: 11/6/2018
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