Hourly Posting

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Apr 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Pharmacology, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title 82752 - H - Labs/Research Assistant 2 Position Number HU1374 Working Title Hourly Posting Department Physiology & Biophysics 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.

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.

Required Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

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

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