Posting Summary: The Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology Research at the University of Virginia seeks a full-time, 40-hour per week Laboratory Technician to provide technical support for the PI, and research associates. The position is responsible for laboratory maintenance and organization, laboratory orders, and purchasing. The incumbent is also responsible for performing cellular and molecular biology experiments.
Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in an applicable science (biochemistry, biology, immunology, microbiology or cell biology) with a laboratory experience. Equivalent years of experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree. Experience obtained as a student may be considered. Knowledge of molecular biology and recombinant DNA, nucleic acid quantization, quantitative real-time PCR, DNA sequencing and tissue culture is required.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree in an applicable science (biochemistry, biology, immunology, microbiology or cell biology).
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: A minimum of 1 year laboratory experience is required. Experience obtained as a student will be considered.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: None
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Knowledge of molecular biology and recombinant DNA, nucleic acid quantization, quantitative real-time PCR, and tissue culture.
Internal Number: 353_84553
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