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Laboratory Technician

Agriculture / Life Science

Blacksburg

Laboratory Technician

  • 524071
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • School of Animal Sciences
  • Agriculture / Life Science
  • Staff
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

The Campbell laboratory in the Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech is looking for an experienced laboratory technician who can assist its primary investigatory (Pl) with the operational oversight of the laboratory and independently oversee research activities within the laboratory. This position supports projects focused on seizure development in different mouse models. The person in this position is expected to report directly to the laboratory director. The lab technician will be involved in several aspects of animal care experiments.

Required Qualifications

Experience with animal husbandry and genotyping; Writing, updating, and maintaining laboratory policy and procedure manuals according to department standards; Ensuring that the laboratory meets regulatory safety requirements

Preferred Qualifications

BS in neuroscience, molecular biology, biochemistry, biology or related field; Some experience in performing laboratory experiments and procedures involving laboratory animals; Previous experience performing seizure observation and analysis, EEG analysis or cellular assays including immunohistochemistry, Western blot and qPCR.

Pay Band

2

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

01/03/2023

Additional Information

Applicants are highly encouraged to provide a resume and contact information for three professional references when applying to this position.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

 

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Dr. Susan Campbell at susanc08@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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