Laboratory Technician

Job description

Job location: Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-28
Req: R0024039

The lab of Dr. Pat Pramoonjago seeks a Laboratory Research technician. Incumbent provides laboratory support by performing experiments including to support the research interests of the Principal Investigator. Duties include performing experiments under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, maintaining laboratory inventory and equipment, ordering of laboratory supplies, and data analysis.

The lab of Dr. Pramoonjago is the UVA Biorepository and Tissue Research Facility for supporting biomedical research, basic science, and clinical trials for the UVA Cancer Center and other UVA departments. The majority of effort will entail in 2 areas: 1), Collection, processing, distribution, cataloging and data annotation in support of clinical, translational and basic research at the University of Virginia and 2) Providing technical services which include cell preparation, biomolecular extraction, performing tests on tissue, blood and other body fluid. This position will work during an alternate work schedule, either from 10 AM until 6 PM or from 12 noon to 8.00 PM.

Position requires a Bachelor's in Microbiology, Pharmacy, Biology, Biochemistry, or a related science obtained prior to start date. A minimum of 2 years of laboratory experience obtained at the bench and experience with standard bacteriology, molecular biology and protein purification procedures is required. Experience in tissue and fluid processing for histological and analytical assays, maintaining cell culture, performing RNA, DNA and protein extractions and assays) is required. Student experience will be considered. Must have ability to perform or learn to work with small animal models, work accurately and independently with attention to detail, plan and execute tasks and experiments. Must have knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Outlook.

To apply please visit UVA job board, and search for "R0024039" Complete the application and see below for documents to attach. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box.

Required Application Materials:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for 3 references

Please note multiple documents can be submitted in the CV/Resume Box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check at time of offer per University Policy.

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: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 7/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time