first_imgPosition Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities Position Number592100 Highly preferred: bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, orclosely related field; experience with behavioral and pain modelassays; experience preparing and administering medications;experience with sterile technique; skill in data entry andanalysis. Job CategoryResearch Scope of SearchLocal DepartmentPharmacology & Toxicology University Job FamilyResearch & Innovation CampusMCV Campus Posting will close on or before Job Open Date03/24/2021 For more information on ORP, visit:Retirement Plans Hours/Week40 Position TypeStaff Preferred Hiring Standards Working TitleLab Technician FLSA IndicatorNon-Exempt Recruitment TypeMulti Title Employee GroupUniversity Employee Is this a restricted position?Yes At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity,service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. Apremier, urban, public research university nationally recognized asone of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place towork. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supportedand your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leavepackage, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and anopportunity to do mission-driven work. ORP EligibleNo Resource CriticalNocenter_img Recruitment PoolAll Applicants University TitleLab/Research Technician 2 Required: previous research lab experience (as student oremployee); experience handling and conducting research usinglaboratory animals; general lab skills (weighing, making solutions,etc.); willingness to learn and use pain and behavioral models;good communication skills; ability to work in a diverseenvironment. University Code34052 Anticipated Hiring Range$33,000 – $35,000 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Job StatusFull-Time Required Licenses/ Certifications Organizational Overview Normal Work Days/HoursM-F Minimum Hiring Standards Application Process/Additional Information This posting will be used to recruit up to 2 positions Perform behavioral work with rodents and study nicotinic receptorsin the brain by using in vivo models. Design and conduct behavioralstudies (evaluate rats and mice in acute and chronic pain tests,such as tail-flick, CCI model and carrageenan test). Measurespontaneous activity, rotarod test, rectal temp. Evaluate animalsin conditioned place-preference model. Administer drugs i.v., i.t.,i.c.v. and s.c. Design and conduct tolerance and dependence studies(chronic administration). Data reduction, statistical analysis,graphic presentation. Serve as the lab’s chemical hygiene officer,to coordinate waste management and disposal, chemical inventoryupkeep, etc. Lead all IACUC and safety & risk managementinspections. General lab maintenance, library work. Breedtransgenic mice and perform genotyping, when needed. Position Information Is this position eligible to participate in alternative workarrangements?No Sensitive PositionYes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will berequired. Open Until FilledYes Quick Linkhttps://www.vcujobs.com/postings/104555 Posting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Optional & Required DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationResumeOptional Documentslast_img

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