Lab Specialist (Staff Wage)
Job ID: R0040144 | Classified - Lab & Research Techs and Specs | Part Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for a part-time Lab Specialist located in Charlottesville, Virginia. This individual will act as a laboratory specialist on data entry, management, collection, and analysis tasks and participant recruitment and management. The individual will work directly with Drs. Porter and You.

A bachelor's degree is required with a preference for degrees in public health, health science, or a related field. Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to understand data and laboratory processes and procedures and to perform data analysis; knowledge of general laboratory procedures, including qualitative interview and literature review procedures and audio file transcription; proficiency with computer software, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; and excellent communication skills, including with diverse audiences for recruitment efforts. Preferred experience includes SAS software for data management.

This is a wage position that is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link:

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will require an education verification (FSAKA).

  • Education: Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience: None.
  • Licensure: None.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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