Lab Specialist in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Job ID: R0035564 | Laboratory Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Mohi Lab at the University of Virginia is seeking a Lab Specialist to assist with ongoing research in the laboratory. The Lab Specialist utilizes cellular and animal models to study the genetic and epigenetic basis of leukemia. In addition, they assist postdocs in the laboratory with various projects related to mechanistic understanding of leukemia using biochemical and molecular biology techniques.

What you will do:
  • Specialize in lab and/or other research methods and equipment functions specific to principal investigators and/or labs. Demonstrate expertise in troubleshooting problems and recommending solutions. Perform a variety of tests requiring high degree of proficiency.
  • Assist in evaluation of research methods, procedures and techniques based on established objectives.
  • May perform small animal surgery.
  • Provide basic assistance to researchers in manipulating, computing and analyzing data using specialized statistical computer software. Evaluate experiment results using statistical and multivariate analyses. Research, compile and maintain complex statistical, numerical and computerized reports.
  • Perform library and literature research.
  • Assist in instructing lab academic sections in lab methods, procedures and safety.
  • Explain work instructions and may adapt general methods and procedures in order to meet the needs of the research.
  • Assist in training other staff members on procedures.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Anticipated salary: $15.00/hour

This is a restricted position continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.

Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience: 3 years of experience. 6 years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.

The selected applicant will be required to complete a background check and health assessment per University policy.



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