Lab Specialist
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training


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The University of Virginia, Department of Pathology, in the School of Medicine, is seeking a Laboratory and Research Specialist to work in the lab of Dr. Timothy Bullock. The focus of Dr. Bullock's lab is characterizing pre-clinical models of pancreatic cancer, in vitro and ex vivo cell culture, and heavy emphasis on processing tissue samples for flow cytometry analysis. Previous experience in these or related areas are welcome, however extensive hands-on training will be provided upon hiring.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Performing analyses, participating in research or clinical work involving treatment operations and experiments with animals to include care and feeding, cage cleaning and sanitization, and observation during post-operative or treatment periods, and maintaining equipment and apparatuses.
  • Coordinate and participate in a variety of routine technical duties by providing assistance to clinical and research staff in testing, determinations, and experiments.
  • Assist in evaluating research methods, procedures, and techniques, based on established objectives.
  • Provide basic assistance to researchers in manipulating, computing, and analyzing data using specialized statistical computer software.
  • May perform certain surgical procedures on small lab animals.
  • Assist with training other staff members on procedures; may supervise students or volunteers.
  • Assist Principal Investigators and senior staff in developing new strategies and techniques for experimentation.
  • May contact and coordinate schedules with study subjects, handle information intake, and record and track results.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's degree

Experience: At least three years of lab experience which may include student experience. Six years of experience will be considered in lieu of experience.

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

Priority review of applications will begin on December 28, 2020, but the position will remain open until filled.

TO APPLY:
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition # R0020471. 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. 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 # R0020471. 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. 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 additional information about the position, please contact Timothy Bullock, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, at tb5v@virginia.edu.


COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

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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