Lab / Research Technician

Position Information

University Code 34051 University Title Lab/Research Technician University Job Family Research & Innovation ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Lab / Research Technician Position Number 592630 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Neurology 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.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

To join an active research laboratory in Neurology and to participate in a genetic nerve and muscle disorders program. This translational group is focused on understanding the molecular pathogenesis of the muscular dystrophies, development of therapies for these conditions, and developing biomarkers for use in clinical trials. This position would focus on laboratory work that would promote these goals through cellular models, sequencing of patient samples, and analysis of therapeutic compounds.

Minimum Hiring Standards

BS in Science
2 or more years of experience in a laboratory
Experience with cellular models, processing samples, sequencing Experience working independently in a laboratory setting. Ability to work in a diverse environment

Preferred Hiring Standards

Prior experience with cell culture, PCR, and protein analysis Experience with laboratory training or education Experience with a team science approach

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $35,000 - $49,000 depending on experience Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F Job Open Date 05/14/2021 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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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume

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