DATA & LAB TECHNICIAN PRN | Charlottesville, VA - Job.com

DATA & LAB TECHNICIAN PRN

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences seeks PRN Wage Lab and Data Technicians to support research efforts in the Neurocomputational Section of the Department. The incumbent assists the PI by monitoring and troubleshooting a computer system and artificial pancreas during a clinical trial as well as data maintenance, which may involve compiling, coding, categorizing, and storing data in an electronic format. In addition, the incumbent learns to handle and process lab specimens.

Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent and at least three months' experience in a research or clinical laboratory setting, following specific protocols and procedures. Experience working in a clinical research lab as a student/volunteer will be considered in lieu of professional experience.

This is a part-time wage position and is contingent upon availability of funding.

## University Leadership Characteristics:

*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.

## EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

## If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience:

At least three months' experience in a research or clinical laboratory setting following specific protocols and procedures. Experience working in a clinical research lab as a student/volunteer will be considered in lieu of professional experience.

## If any experience is preferred, please specify kind of experience:

A minimum of one year of previous experience with clinical research, automated medical systems, and scientific, experimentation, and research techniques. Experience in the use of a centrifuge and YSI Glucose Analyzer is preferred. Prior experience with diabetes devices, android cell phones, and the artificial pancreas is a plus.

## Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Ability to resolve problems.
2. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail.
3. Ability to sort and compile data.
4. Ability to accurately interpret and report findings.
5. Ability to design charts and diagrams.
6. Ability to troubleshoot basic related problems.

## Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Ability to use a centrifuge and glucose analyzer.
2. Knowledge of the Diabetes Artificial Pancreas research.

*Department:* Department of Psychiatric Medicine

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*FLSA Exemption Status:* Non Exempt

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Posting Date:* 07-16-2015

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule? :* Yes

*Employment Posting Category:* University Staff

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=76712

*Anticipated Hiring Range:* $12-$15 depending on qualifications

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* Associate's Degree

*Number of Months/Year:* 12

*Drug Testing Required? (Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included):* No

*Position Type:* Hourly Wage

*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No

*Required Computer Applications:* MS Office (Word and Excel)

*Area of Interest:* Laboratory and Research

*Employment Conditions:* Criminal HistorySexual Offender RegistryInternational Search

*Optional Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover Letter

*Shift:* DayEveningNightWeekend

*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Staff Application

*Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* Some - up to 4 years

*Posting Number:* 0616857

*Organization (Position Organization):* 41120 MD-PSCH Psychiatry and NB Sciences

*Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* Some - up to 4 years

*Number of Work Hours Per Week:(format: xx. xxxx):* 24

*Working Title:* DATA & LAB TECHNICIAN PRN

*Is this position eligible for Telecommuting? :* No

*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* High School Diploma or Equivalent Required

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