Laboratory Technician

Position Information

University Code 34051 University Title 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 Laboratory Technician Position Number 560110 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Anatomy Organizational Overview

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Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The purpose of this position is to support the Principle Investigator (PI) by conducting research procedures and performing technical duties that support research efforts for laboratory administration, data collection, and animal care.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Individual needs knowledge of anatomy and neurobiology; data collection and analysis; and animal health and welfare. Must be able to work with laboratory rats and mice; to apply university and federal policies and procedures regarding humane handling, treatment, and monitoring of laboratory rodents; to perform laboratory techniques such as accurate mixing of and preparation of solutions, processing brain tissue samples; to place lab supply orders; store and archive computer files containing laboratory data; to maintain accurate records of daily procedures; to work cooperatively with other scientists and technicians in the completion of research projects. In addition, will need strong computer, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. Bachelor’s degree in science or related field desired with lab work experience.

Preferred Hiring Standards Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $33,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F Job Open Date 05/27/2021 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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Required Documents
  1. Resume
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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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