The Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, at the University of Virginia's School of Medicine, seeks applications for a Lab Specialist Senior to work in the laboratory of Didier Portilla, MD. This This position is responsible for conducting research related to the study of Pathogenesis of acute kidney injury, role of PPAR alpha in AKI and the role of pericytes in progressive fibrosis. Role of intracellular complement in kidney fibrosis. https://med.virginia.edu/nephrology/research/didier-portilla-lab
Lab Specialist Senior employees apply highly-developed subject matter expertise to laboratory research. They are distinguished from Lab Specialist Intermediate employees in the complexity of their work and their responsibilities for staff management. They assist in the administration and coordination of the technical activities of a scientific research lab. Lab Specialist Senior employees assist Principal Investigators or Lab Managers by performing the following tasks: designing research methodologies, managing research projects, developing and administering budgets and schedules, following established quality standards and analyzing data and performance metrics. They ensure that standard operating procedures and protocols are maintained and applied. These employees may manage staff. They may co-author publications and co-present results with Principal Investigators.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
Qualified candidates must have:
Required knowledge, skills, abilities:
This position can spend extensive periods of time standing and squatting while conducting experiments or caring for animals. Also requires keyboarding and other bench work and animal procedures requiring finer finger manipulation.
This Lab Specialist Senior, will report directly to the Principle Investigator of the lab. For additional information about the position, please contact Didier Portilla at DP2BS@virginia.edu
This position is located in Charlottesville, VA. The anticipated start date is June 1st 2022. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance. Anticipated Hiring Range: $40,560 - $81,099, commensurate with education and experience. This is an exempt level, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit https://hr.virginia.edu/benefits
This position will remain open until filled. Review of applicants will begin on May 2, 2022. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position prior to employment.
References will be completed via UVA's standardized process Skill Survey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process.
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