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Hourly Laboratory Technician Senior

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Primary contact is Dr. Patrick Beardsley (828-5185)

Posting Details

Position Information

Role Code/Title 59072 - Lab & Research Tech
Position Number H59072
Working Title Hourly Laboratory Technician Senior
Department Pharmacology & Toxicology
Recruitment Pool All Applicants
Anticipated Hiring Range $11 - $13 per hour
Campus MCV Campus
Position Type Hourly
Hours/Week 10-25
Normal work days M-F + some weekends
Normal work hours variable
Job Category Laboratory
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? Yes
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant.
Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required.
Resource Critical No
Description of the Job

Following training, technician will provide daily care, handling and injection administration to laboratory animals. Prepare drug solutions, setup for pharmacological test sessions, execute testing, and carefully record and
store obtained data.

Required Qualifications

Must be dependable and attentive to detail. Must be able to work a flexible schedule and in a diverse environment. Weekend work will occasionally be required.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer person with college coursework and laboratory experience in the biomedical sciences. Prefer previous experience working with laboratory animals or with mammalian pets.

Job Open Date 09/11/2017
Remove from posting on or before
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Primary contact is Dr. Patrick Beardsley (828-5185)

Additional Information

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position will require the incumbent to perform lab related work that involves the use of or access to drugs. Do you have any criminal convictions that would preclude you from being considered for this position? This may include crimes related to drug possession, manufacture, distribution, trafficking, etc. (A conviction will be judged on its own merits with respect to time, circumstances, seriousness, and the extent to which it is related to the job for which you are applying.)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * This position requires interaction with animals. Do you have any criminal convictions that would preclude you from being considered for this position? This may include crimes of moral turpitude such as animal abuse, animal neglect, animal fighting, etc. (A conviction will be judged on its own merits with respect to time, circumstances, seriousness, and the extent to which it is related to the job for which you are applying.)
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please rate your depth of experience handling and working with experimental rodents.
    • none
    • 1-2 years
    • 3-4 years
    • 5 or more years
  4. * Do you have experience weighing compounds, making solutions and calculating concentrations?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Hours: Can you work flexible hours including some weekends?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. Other Document