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University of Virginia Laboratory and Research Tech—Radiology and Medical Imaging Research Division (Wage) in Charlottesville, Virginia

The Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging is seeking a Laboratory and Research Tech to perform research, analysis, and support duties pertaining to two research grants in the Department’s Research Division. The performance of these duties is critical to the successful completion of the specific aims of these grants.

The first research grant is focused upon exploring a precision medicine-based approach to the management of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the setting of hemorrhage shock.

Responsibilities for supporting this study include:

  • Provide logistical support throughout the study

  • Ensure sufficient supplies, equipment, and pharmaceuticals are available to support the planned study

  • Record data during the study

  • Participate in the conduct of model creation

The second research grant is focused upon exploring brain clearance mechanisms following blast overpressure exposure in a preclinical model.

Responsibilities for supporting this study include:

  • Provide support for ensuring sufficient supplies, equipment, and pharmaceuticals are available for the study

  • Participate in induction and maintenance of anesthesia for animals

  • Introduction of CSF tracer

  • Record data during the study

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree

Experience:

Animal surgical experience preferred

Other:

Projected hourly rate: $18/hour

This position will work up to 40 hours per week.

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/HRM-029

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach a current CV/Resume and a Cover Letter. Search on requisition number: R0018562.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification. (FSAKA)

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Jen Krahn, HR Specialist, at jak8w@virginia.edu.

Physical Demands

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers a comprehensive list of benefits and services to help staff and faculty meet their personal and family needs.

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