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BIOL - Siegrist Lab Tech 1

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Siegrist Lab (www.siegristlab.com) in the Department of Biology at the University of Virginia seeks a full time laboratory research technician to carry out tasks necessary to maintain lab operations and to work independently on a research project aimed at identifying dietary nutrient requirements to regulate neural stem cell proliferation during development. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, able to work independently, and be passionate about science. A college degree (B.A. or B.S) in Biology or other field with some Biology course work is required, as well as previous laboratory experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with one or more of the following techniques, Drosophila husbandry and genetics, confocal or fluorescence microscopy, molecular biology techniques including, cloning and PCR. Lab responsibilities will include maintaining Drosophila fly stocks, training and managing undergraduate researchers, ordering lab supplies, fly food prep, dish washing, as well as other lab chores as needs arise.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday, and search for "BIOL - Siegrist Lab Tech 1". Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three professional references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search "Find Jobs", and search for "BIOL - Siegrist Lab Tech 1". Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three professional references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

For questions about this position or the application process please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group 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, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

This full-time position will remain open until filled.

Anticipated pay rate is $16 - $17.00/hr

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. A college degree (B.A. or B.S) in Biology or other field with some Biology course work is highly preferred.

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

Licensure: None

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 finer finger manipulation.

The University of Virginia, including 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.

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