Job Code/Title 82752 - H - Labs/Research Assistant 2 Position Number HU1374 Working Title Hourly Posting Department Physiology & Biophysics Organizational Overview
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Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $15 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? Yes Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical No Description of the Job
The Laboratory and Research Technician is responsible for careful conduct and analysis of: (1) patch clamp experiments in primary culture of adult ventricular myocytes and heterologous expression systems (e.g. COS -7 cells), and (2) imaging experiments of fixed or live cells using confocal and TIRF microscopy. Preparation of media and solutions, autoclaving of lab ware, lab inventory 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
satisfactorily and in a timely manner.
Ability to 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 handling small animal cultured cell systems.
Job Open Date 04/26/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/105577 Supplemental Questions
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