Laboratory and Research Tech-Radiology and Medical Imaging Research Division (Wage)
Job ID: R0018562 | Classified - Lab & Research Techs and Specs | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
The Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging is seeking a Laboratory and Research Tech to perform research, analysis, and support duties pertaining to two research grants in the Department's Research Division. The performance of these duties is critical to the successful completion of the specific aims of these grants.

The first research grant is focused upon exploring a precision medicine-based approach to the management of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the setting of hemorrhage shock.

Responsibilities for supporting this study include:

  • Provide logistical support throughout the study
  • Ensure sufficient supplies, equipment, and pharmaceuticals are available to support the planned study
  • Record data during the study
  • Participate in the conduct of model creation

The second research grant is focused upon exploring brain clearance mechanisms following blast overpressure exposure in a preclinical model.

Responsibilities for supporting this study include:

  • Provide support for ensuring sufficient supplies, equipment, and pharmaceuticals are available for the study
  • Participate in induction and maintenance of anesthesia for animals
  • Introduction of CSF tracer
  • Record data during the study

Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree

Animal surgical experience preferred

Projected hourly rate: $18/hour

This position will work up to 40 hours per week.

This is a wage position which 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 also require an Education Verification. (FSAKA)

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Jen Krahn, HR Specialist, at

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

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 22903

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