Lab and Research Technician
Job ID: R0022434 | Laboratory Research | Full time | Charlottesville, VA

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia is seeking a Laboratory Technician 1. The position carries out research studies and assists in experiments for the Infectious Diseases Division the laboratory of Prof. Steven Zeichner, MD, PhD. The role of this position is to perform and assist with experiments involving recombinant DNA technology, immunology, and general molecular biology techniques, including the use of using animal models. Responsibilities include working with small animals, laboratory procedures, assisting with collection and entry of data in electronic media and laboratory maintenance.

In addition, candidates must be able to perform routine laboratory data analysis and procedures; independently prepare solutions and reagents; perform or learn to work with animal models; resolve problems and work accurately and with attention to detail. Must have ability to analyze and organize work procedures; plan and execute tasks or experiments; and interpret and report findings.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor's Degree or about to complete a Bachelor's degree.

Experience: At least 1 year of lab experience, which may include student experience. Bachelor's degree will be considered in lieu of experience.

Required Application Materials:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for 3 references

Please note multiple documents can be submitted in the CV/Resume Box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.


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 22908

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