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Senior Lab/Research Technician - Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.

Position Summary:

The Department of Physiology and Biophysics are in search of a Senior Lab Technician to assist in the lab of Dr. Tseng.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Make mouse cardiac myocytes
  • Patch clamp mouse cardiac myocytes
  • Keep lab inventory including consumables, solutions, buffers, and reagents
  • Participate in acquisition and analysis of image data
  • Participate in Western blot experiments
Minimum Hiring Standards:
  • PhD or equivalent degree in biomedical science
  • At least 5 years of research experience in mouse heart physiology (including myocyte isolation, myocyte culture, myocyte patch clamp, and myocyte imaging)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Words, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Must have a demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion in past experiences or a commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Research experience in academic labs working on electrical properties of mouse cardiac myocytes, especially in the area of electrogenic ion transporters and exchangers
This is a restricted position with no set end date and continued employment is dependent upon project need, availability of funding, and performance.

The School of Medicine continuously strives for our workplace and learning environment
to reflect the demographic and social milieu of the communities we serve. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

VCU is committed to hiring veterans! VCU will include a veteran's period(s) of military service in the calculation of their annual leave accrual rate. This may provide veterans with an increased leave accrual!

ORP Eligible: No

University Job Code: 34054N - 34056N

Salary Range: $46,900-$65,600

Position Details:

Department: Physiology and Biophysics
Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT
Restricted Status: Yes
FTE: 100
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Noah Craig

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