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School of Pharmacy: Laboratory Technician


School of Pharmacy: Laboratory Technician

  • req2379
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23284
  • School of Pharmacy/Medicinal Chemistry
  • Virginia Commonwealth University

The School of Pharmacy has a 120-year tradition beginning with the Medical College of Virginia and continuing to the present. Ranked in the top 20 of Schools of Pharmacy nationwide, the school is dedicated to graduating outstanding future pharmacists and scientists who will improve human health, foster exemplary research and provide sustaining contributions to interprofessional patient care.

The school is an integral part of an academic medical center, with an emphasis on interprofessional education and training in health care models of the future. There are research programs in diverse areas such as medicinal chemistry and drug discovery, drug delivery, clinical sciences, health policy and outcomes. The program has an exceptional balance of practice and community engagement along with basic and applied pharmaceutical research.

General Responsibilities

The School of Pharmacy invites you to apply to our Laboratory Technician position within the Department of Medicinal Chemistry. The candidate will be involved and conduct research to characterize small molecule compounds using biochemical, biophysical, and molecular biology techniques to develop therapeutics for neurodegenerative disorders

Minimum Hiring Standards:
  • The School of Pharmacy supports a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. The candidate is required to show demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse environment
  • BS Biochemistry or Molecular biology
  • Two year’s laboratory work experience
  • Knowledge of safe laboratory practices
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented with excellent written communication skills.

Preferred Hiring Standards

  • Experiences in biochemical and molecular biology skills and assays.
  • Experiences in protein expression/purification


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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