Job Code/Title 82762 - H - Lab/Research Technician 2 Position Number HU1120 Working Title Hourly Posting Department Biochemistry Organizational Overview
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Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $12 Campus MCV Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work 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
The Laboratory Slpecialist is responsible for the careful conduct and analysis of experiments using animal tissues and cultured cells. This analysis will include Western Blotting, real-time PCR, preparation of tissue samples for immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy, and a radioactive enzyme assay. It may involve animal handling. In addition, tasks will include preparation of media and solutions and laboratory maintenance.
Bachelor’s in biology or a biomedical science. Willingness and ability to learn new experimental techniques, with proper training and supervision by PI, then being able to carry out these experiments satisfactory and in a timely manner. Ability to coordinate and work in a diverse environment. Employee must have ability to think on his/her own and detect potential problems during the course of experiments, so that he/she can discuss and troubleshoot with supervisor.
Experience working in a laboratory with cultured cell systems and basic protein and molecular biology skills.
Job Open Date 03/11/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/100877 Supplemental Questions
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