Lab & Research Coordinator

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 34054 University Title Senior Lab/Research Technician 1 University Job Family Research & Innovation ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Single Title Scope of Search Regional Working Title Lab & Research Coordinator Position Number 584670 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Orthopaedic Surgery Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

Assist in animal experiments as required by lab director. Performance of
procedures, evaluation and reporting of results as outlined in standard
operating procedures. Resolves problems regarding testing and quality
control of lab equipment. Maintains standard operating procedures.
Maintains inventory levels appropriate to lab needs.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Experience in a laboratory setting.
Proficient in basic wet lab techniques.
Basic knowledge of electrophysiological techniques.
Experience in electrophysiological testing, performance and analysis of the data is a plus.
Previous experience with animal work and tissue processing including slide
preparation and staining.
Basic knowledge of biostatistics.
Computer experience is essential as data
analysis and documentation of results are required.
Good written and oral communication skills to prepare and present project
Good organizational skills and attention to detail are essential components
of this position as is the demonstrated ability to work in a diverse, collaborative team-oriented environment.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors/Master’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of college and related experience.

Preferred Hiring Standards

Bachelor’s degree in biology or related field is strongly preferred.
MATLAB proficiency is a plus but not required.

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range 35,000-45,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday/8am-5pm with some possible Weekends Job Open Date 03/19/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Laboratory Is this a restricted position? Yes Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical No Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume
  4. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  5. Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)

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