Laboratory Specialist

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Job Title Laboratory Specialist Department Natural and Applied Science-Biology Posting Number 03054P Location Sterling, VA: 20164 Full or Part Time Full Time Position End Date (if temporary) Required Travel Relocation Covered Salary Range $41,000.00 - $51,000.00 Position Summary Information

Basic Function

Maintain the Biology Laboratory facilities, and carry out all laboratory preparatory and support functions for the following courses:
Introduction to Microbiology, General Microbiology, Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II, General Genetics, Biotechnology. Assist as needed with laboratory preparatory and support functions for the following courses: General Biology I & II, Botany and Zoology.

Duties and Responsibilities

•Ordering and maintaining supplies and equipment.
•Preparing all laboratory materials where necessary, and carrying out timely set-up and take down of all laboratories, and exams (or other assessments).
•Communicating with instructors, and printing all the relevant course material. •Supporting curricular development in collaboration with course instructors. •Ensuring all safety and environment health and safety procedures are followed, and all related compliance is maintained. •Supervising part-time laboratory employees or interns when needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Biology, Microbiology or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience/training.

Previous experience working in a laboratory setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior Biology Laboratory Experience in a higher education setting.

Previous supervisory experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•Laboratory skills in Microbiology, Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology, and General Chemistry.
•Content knowledge of Microbiology, Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology.
•Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.
•Ability to work both independently and cooperatively.
•Ability to maintain safety procedures in the lab.

Operation of a State Vehicle No Posting Detail Information

Open Date 02/12/2019 Close Date 03/05/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Background Check Statement

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s
Statement of Economic Interest.

Additional Information Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you Bachelors degree in Biology, Microbiology or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience/training?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience working in a laboratory environment (academic or professional)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience working in a higher education setting? If yes, please tell us in what capacity and for how long.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have any Management/supervisory experience?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Other Document

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/13/2019
Application Due: 3/5/2019
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