Laboratory Specialist

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-08
Req: R0004848

Dr. Ukpong Eyo, in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, seeks a motivated and detail-oriented Laboratory Specialist to perform and assist with experiments in a laboratory setting for 1-2 years. The Eyo laboratory is investigating the role of microglia in neurodevelopment and neurodevelopmental pathologies including seizures and models of autism. The incumbent will be responsible for conducting experimental assays, assisting in animal experiments, ordering lab supplies, maintaining lab equipment and helping to train undergraduate students. 

A bachelor's degree in Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience or a related field and a minimum of one year of experience working in a laboratory setting is required. The successful candidate should also possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and be motivated to learn new laboratory techniques and skills. Applicants should also possess strong problem solving skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team. Candidates with previous research experience in molecular biology, immunology and animal models are preferred. 

This is a restricted, one (1) year, end-dated position, with the possibility that the position will be extended for up to one (1) additional year. The extension of this restricted position is dependent upon the continuation of funding and other factors.

This position will remain open to applications until filled. For further information about the position and application process, please contact Jon Stafford via email [email protected] or call 434-924-9108.

TO APPLY:
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition # R0004848.  Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).
INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for requisition # R0004848.  Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education: A Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience or a related field is required.

Experience: A minimum of one year of experience working in a laboratory setting is required. The successful candidate should also possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and be motivated to learn new laboratory techniques and skills. Applicants should also possess strong problem solving skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team. Candidates with previous research experience in molecular biology, immunology and animal models are preferred. 

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

 

 

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Posted: 4/9/2019
Application Due: 5/21/2019
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