Lab Specialist Intermediate
Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-09
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Laboratory Specialist Intermediate. The Laboratory Specialist will be expected to participate in all phases of laboratory research while investigating the interaction of intestinal bacterial pathogens with host cells in vitro and in vivo. The incumbent will work with mice and will be involved in the design of experiments and responsible for completion of projects assigned under supervision of the principal investigator. Responsibilities may also include planning experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, writing of protocols and manuscripts. The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining the lab’s supplies, equipment, bacterial strains, cell lines, antisera and primers, ordering of reagents and supplies, and general organization of the laboratory.
A Masters degree and at least 3 years of laboratory experience in molecular and cellular biology particularly working with BSL-2 pathogens are required. Experience, gained as a student will be considered.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.