Lab Tech position available

Your Name yourUID at vt.edu
Wed Oct 6 11:34:03 EST 1999


Please apply through the Virginia Tech Personnel Service at Webpage
(http://www.ps.vt.edu/): refer to Job #:3428M

Position Title  LABORATORY SPECIALIST

Position Number  3428M

Department  Veterinary Medicine

Normal Starting Pay  $22,763

Grade Level 8

Description of General Responsibilities  Assists with the day-to-day
operations of a virology program. Performs or assists in a wide variety
of techniqiues such as cell cultures, virus propagation, virus
detection, protein isolation and purification, nucleic acids (DNA, RNA)
isolations, PCR, gel electrophoresis, cloning and sequencing, animal
experiments, and working with DNA software and databases.

Qualifications Degree in microbiology, biology, biochemistry, or related
area or equivalent training and experience, including laboratory
experience; knowledge of molecular biological and/or microbiological
techniques. Knowledge of basic laboratory safety practices, sterile
techniques and good laboratory practices.

Preferences given for  Experience or knowledge in virology or
microbiology related techniques. Ability to be certified to work with
radio-isotopes, work in BL-3 facility and handle class III pathogens and
be vaccinated with vaccina (virus used to eradicate small pox).

Full-Time or Part-Time  FULL-TIME POSITION

Number of Hours Per Week  40

Normal Work Schedule  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Position Type  Salary

Application Close Date  Open Until Filled






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