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University of Virginia Laboratory and Research Technician I (Lukens Lab) in Charlottesville, Virginia

The Department of Neuroscience seeks to hire two motivated and detail-oriented Laboratory and Research Technicians to perform and assist with laboratory management and experimental procedures. The incumbents will be responsible for conducting immunoassays and PCR, assisting in animal experiments, ordering lab supplies, maintaining lab equipment, and helping to train undergraduate students.

The successful candidates should be a self-starter and have strong attention to details. Qualified candidates should also possess strong problem-solving skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team. The successful candidates should also possess excellent written and oral communication skills and be motivated to learn new laboratory techniques and skills.

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

Priority review of applications will begin on July 31, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.

Minimum Requirements:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent

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

Preferred Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's degree in Biology, Immunology, Neuroscience or a related field.

TO APPLY:

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition # R0026117. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check and pre-employment health screening. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for requisition # R0026117. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check and pre-employment health screening. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Michelle Williams, Faculty Search Advisor, at mew8js@virginia.edu .

For questions regarding the position, please contact Tesha Westbrook, Grants and Contracts Specialist, at tcc4s@virginia.edu .

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.

In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.

The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research.

At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.

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