Laboratory Specialist or Intermediate

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-16
Req: R0019025

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia seeks a Laboratory Specialist or Laboratory Specialist Intermediate to perform cell/molecular biological experiments on cancer cells, immune cells, and patient blood and tissues in Dr. Dolatshahi’s laboratory. This position serves as research specialist, performing cell culture, processing patient samples, biochemical and microscopy experiments, primary cell isolation, and analysis of data for publication. Duties also include management of lab supplies and equipment. The successful candidate will participate as part of a collaborative research team which combines experimental and computational methods to identify fundamental mechanisms of immune regulation and dysregulation, with an ultimate objective of identifying strategies to design and improve vaccines and immunotherapies. The incumbent will be mentored by Dr. Dolatshahi of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and receive training in cellular biology experiments. For a description of the lab’s overall research interests, visit https://engineering.virginia.edu/faculty/sepideh-dolatshahi.

This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.

Priority review of applications will begin on October 26, 2020, but the position will remain open until filled.

Minimum Requirements for Laboratory Specialist Intermediate:

Education: Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering or closely related field.

Experience: At least six years of experience in a lab technician/specialist role. Master's degree may substitute for part of this required experience.

Minimum Requirements for Laboratory Specialist:

Education: Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering or closely related field.

Experience: At least three years of experience, which may include experience gained while a student.

TO APPLY:
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition # R0019025. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.


INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for requisition # R0019025. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

For questions regarding this position, contact Sepideh Dolatshahi, Assistant Professor, at sdolatshahi@virginia.edu.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Michelle Williams, Faculty Search Advisor, at mew8js@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, 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 or expression, 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: 10/17/2020
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