Lab Tech

Posting Details

Job Code/Title 82761 - H - Lab/Research Technician 1 Position Number HU1419 Working Title Lab Tech Department Pharmacology & Toxicology 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 $12-$16 Campus MCV Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Research 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 Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical No Description of the Job

Perform behavioral work with rodents and study pain and dependence and pain by using in vivo models. Perform immunohistochemistry on tissue slices or molecular biology techniques on tissues. Compile results and report to supervisor.

Required Qualifications

Required Previous lab experience in a research lab setting (as student volunteer or employee) and work experience with rodents and lab animals in particular behavioral techniques. General lab skills (weighing, making solutions, etc.). Prior experience in administering drugs to rodent lab animals is preferred. Preferred: B.S. in Chemistry or Biology or equivalent. Preferred experience with models of pain. Skills in immunohistochemistry techniques is a plus. Willingness to learn biochemical and molecular biology techniques such as PCR and western blot. Good communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications Job Open Date 05/11/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

We plan to fill up to 2 positions with this posting.

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