Full Time| Hampton, VA | Entry Level
The successful candidate is expected to be able to have at least 1 year’s laboratory experience and is familiar with a number of molecular and cell biology techniques. She/he will conduct experiments and analysis to generate progress toward completion of the Aims of a NIH grant. The ability to perform basic techniques in molecular biology, chemical analysis, DNA and RNA preparation and PCR are expected. Training for additional zebrafish-specific techniques will be provided by the lab. Good communications skills and the ability to work within a group to share imaging equipment for analysis is expected. Some weekend work is required when an experiment has to be completed or the zebrafish has to be fed over the weekend.
Duties and Responsibilities
The technician is expected to be well organized. He/she is expected to discuss experimental results at our weekly lab meetings and present data once per month. He/she meets with the PI on a weekly basis to update on progress of experiments and to work on problem solving technical issues. The candidate is expected to contribute toward with grants and publications by prepare data for publication and for grant applications in a professional manner.
The candidate is expected to provide at least 3 references that confirm his/her technical abilities, organizational skills, and social skills to work with lab personnel and the PI.
A Bachelor’s degree and at least 1 year of lab experience.
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment to the:
Office of Human Resources
Hampton, VA 23668
**No phone calls
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