Lab Specialist Positions At Va Tech

DNA dna at vt.edu
Wed Feb 19 16:13:29 EST 1997


LABORATORY SPECIALIST  (3408D)  Veterinary Medicine 
Experiment Station

Normal Starting Pay:  $20,976  (Grade 8)

Supports veterinary infectious disease research in a multi-user 
system, with minimal supervision, by initiating and carrying out the 
development and performance of diverse experiments and assays. 
Emphasis in, but not limited to, protein analysis and molecular 
biology of prokaryotic.  MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelors 
degree, or equivalent level training and experience, in a biological 
science; experience with protein and nucleic acid electrophoresis and 
purification; experience with basic molecular biology techniques and 
procedures; experience operating and maintaining manual and 
automated chromatography systems; ability to perform minor 
repairs on laboratory equipment; ability to work independently and 
to communicate effectively with others; ability to organize and work 
on more than one project simultaneously; ability to handle 
radioisotopes. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR:  Certified to work in a 
BL-3 facility; licensed to work with radio-isotopes.  FULL-TIME 
POSITION. Application deadline:  February 21.
Applications are available on the VT Gopher at:
gopher://personnel.ps.vt.edu:70/1D-1%3A7247%3AState%20Application%20Forms


. LABORATORY SPECIALIST  (6815D)  Veterinary Medicine 
Experiment Station

Normal Starting Pay:  $20,976  (Grade 8)

Supports contract based veterinary infectious disease research in a 
multi-user system, with minimal supervision, by initiating and 
carrying out the development and performance of experiments and 
assays involving prokaryotic, eukaryotic cells and animals and by 
compiling and analyzing the resulting data according to specific 
instructions from the assigned investigator.  Emphasis in areas of 
immunology, molecular biology and microbiology. MINIMUM 
REQUIREMENTS:  Knowledge of microbiological techniques with 
emphasis in immunology and molecular biology; knowledge of use of 
basic lab equipment and practices; ability to work independently, 
organize and assume responsibility after initial supervision; ability to 
work independently and to communicate effectively with others; 
ability to organize and work on more than one project 
simultaneously; ability to work with animals and handle 
radioisotopes.  WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Knowledge of aseptic 
techniques; certified for radio-isotopes and to work in a BL-3 facility.  
FULL-TIME POSITION, ends 9/30/98, with possible extension.  
Application deadline:  February 21.

Applications are available on the VT Gopher at:
gopher://personnel.ps.vt.edu:70/1D-1%3A7247%3AState%20Application%20Forms

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John R. McQuiston
Lab Specialist Sr.
jmcquist at vt.edu
Molecular Genetics Lab
CMMID VMRCVM
VPI & SU
1410 Prices Fork Rd
Blacksburg VA 24061




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