Lab & Research Technician

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Job Code/Title 82761 - H - Lab/Research Technician 1 Position Number HU1538 Working Title Lab & Research Technician Department Internal Medicine 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 $22.00 - $25.00 Campus MCV Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category 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
To perform challenging surgical techniques (to induce myocardial infarction) with USDA animals (utilizing the conscious model of infarction) as well as smaller animals (mice and rats) and also independently perform echocardiography, Millar catheterization and molecular studies and analyze data. This individual will also assist with ordering supplies and help with paperwork for animal protocols (amendments and renewals) in addition to maintaining the lab in excellent condition and help with lab inspections. Required Qualifications
Extensive background in animal surgery, especially rabbit and mouse myocardial infarction (with emphasis on CAESAR conscious rabbit model). … Moreover, the applicant must be very competent in performing echocardiography (with speckle-tracking for strain analysis) in rodents and rabbits… as well as excellent background in biochemistry, molecular biology and protein chemistry …. Must have thorough experience in histological, immunochemical and immunofluorescent staining of tissue…. Experience in proper animal handling and drug administration via different routes… Ability to work in a diverse environment. Preferred Qualifications
Master’s or PhD in science degree Job Open Date 07/20/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link Supplemental Questions

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