Laboratory Technician 2, Department of Neuroscience
Job ID: R0035469 | Laboratory Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG) Center and Department of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia seeks a motivated and detail-oriented Laboratory Technician 2 to work in Dr. Ukpong Eyo's laboratory to perform and assist with laboratory management and experimental procedures. The incumbent will be responsible for conducting various experiments including PCR, assisting in animal experiments, ordering lab supplies, maintaining lab equipment, helping grad students and postdoctoral researchers' projects, and training undergraduate students.

A bachelor's degree in biology, microbiology, immunology, neuroscience or a related field and a minimum of one year of experience working in a laboratory setting are preferred. The successful candidate should also possess excellent written and oral communication skills and be motivated to learn new laboratory techniques and skills. Applicants should also possess strong problem-solving skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Education: Associate's degree.
  • Experience: At least 2 years of lab experience, which may include student experience. Bachelor's degree in related science will be considered in lieu of experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
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 fine finger manipulation.

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

Priority application review will begin on May 13, 2022. However, the position will remain active until filled.



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