Hourly Posting - Lab Technician - Damm Laboratory


Posting Details

Job Code/Title 82762 - H - Lab/Research Technician 2 Position Number HU1091 Working Title Hourly Posting - Lab Technician - Damm Laboratory Department Biology Organizational Overview

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Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $14-18/hr Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week 29 Normal work days M-F Normal work hours Flexible hours Job Category Laboratory Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Description of the Job

A laboratory technician position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Erich Damm in the VCU Department of Biology. The Damm lab studies the genetic and molecular control of definitive hematopoietic system development using the established zebrafish embryo model of developmental hematopoiesis. A laboratory technician is being recruited to conduct research related to this area of developmental biology.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have a B.S. in a biological field and expertise in molecular biology techniques. Experience with zebrafish husbandry and embryological experimental approaches is required in order to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates experienced with zebrafish transgenesis, confocal microscopy, transcriptomics, flow cytometry and fluorescence activated cell sorting ( FACS ) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Open Date 09/14/2020 Remove from posting on or before 09/18/2020 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For more information, candidates should contact Dr. Erich Damm (dammew@vcu.edu). Candidates should submit their cover letter outlining research interests, curriculum vitae and contact information for three academic references (contact information only, not letters) by clicking on the “Apply for This Job” link above or through http://www.vcujobs.com/. Only application materials submitted through VCU Jobs will be considered.

Additional Information Quick Link http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/100631 Supplemental Questions

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Reference Letter - 1
  3. Reference Letter - 2
  4. Reference Letter - 3


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