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Job Code/Title 82761 - H - Lab/Research Technician 1 Position Number HU1470 Working Title Hourly Posting Department Ob/Gyn 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 $20.00-25.00 Campus MCV Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week up to 29 hrs/wk Normal work days M-F Normal work hours 8-5 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

This research laboratory technician position will support the principal investigator with general laboratory assistance including specific research projects and overall operations of the laboratory. The technician will assist with studies involving molecular mechanisms associated with the SPAG17 gene. This is a grant-funded position.

Required Qualifications

Prior lab experience required. Previous experience with standard molecular biological techniques such as RNA and DNA isolation, qPCR, Western blots, and immunofluorescence staining. Experience with rodent animal handling. Good organizational skills necessary. Must have ability to troubleshoot problems and ability to interpret data. Must interact well with colleagues. Minimal computer skills necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s or MS degree in biological sciences. Priority will be given to individuals with demonstrated experience with one or more of the following: previous laboratory experience in general cell and molecular biology and biochemical laboratory techniques, including cell culture, DNA /protein quantitation, PCR, immunoblotting and mouse handling.

Job Open Date 05/27/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/106455 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Briefly describe any previous laboratory experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Are you able to perform standard molecular biology techniques such as RNA and DNA isolation, PCR, sequencing, cloning, transformations, northerns and southern hybridizations and westerns?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Please describe your experience working with rodents.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
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