The University of Virginia's Department of Engineering Systems and Environment seeks applicants for a Lab Specialist. The Lab Specialist will support in-laboratory and field-based education and research, as well as facility management for the Department of Engineering Systems and Environment.
The Lab Specialist will include basic preservation strategies for laboratory facilities such as repair, maintenance and upgrades of laboratory equipment, fabrication of special-use laboratory equipment and test fixtures, preparing experimental setups in collaboration with researchers, participation in field research activities, maintaining inventory of laboratory supplies for teaching and research. In addition to these laboratory focused activities, additional duties may include moving equipment, supplies, and furniture between laboratories, oversee laboratory maintenance, coordinate with UVA Facilities Management for departmental, order supplies and equipment, assist with field research activities, and manage hazardous waste and radioactive materials used in laboratories.
This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability and performance. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.
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.
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