Gilliard Lab Technician 1 - Chemistry
Job ID: R0030626 | Laboratory Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Lab and Research Technician 1 employees focus on performing routine research tasks and developing skills. They assume routine to moderately complex technical support for research projects. Work is routine and can be performed with some degree of independence when following established protocols and procedures. Lab and Research Technician 1 employees perform tasks as assigned by supervisor.

The Gilliard Research Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry is seeking a Lab and Research Technician 1 to perform administrative tasks and basic lab functions. Duties will include ordering and communicating with chemical companies, restocking chemicals, recordkeeping and inventory, handling reimbursements and scheduling. The individual will also be required to communicate effectively, both written and oral, and to interface with other department staff members, students and faculty. The applicant may also be required to assist with basic lab tasks, such as maintaining instruments. No advanced training is necessary, but the applicant has to be willing to handle chemicals.

This full-time position will remain open until filled.

This is a restricted position contingent on continued funding.

For questions about this position or the application process please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physicians Group, is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status and family medical or genetic information.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: At least 1 year of lab experience, which may include student experience. Bachelor's degree will be considered in lieu of experience. The applicant must be able to operate a computer, send professional emails and use basic programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Licensure: None.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The individual can spend extensive periods of time sitting or standing. Occasionally requires the ability to cart or transport packages and supplies.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

 

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

 


Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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