Lab & Research Technician II in Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

The University of Virginia department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics seeks applicants for a Lab and Research Technician 2 to join the Paschal lab. The selected candidate supports the labs multi-disciplinary approach for studying the molecular basis of signal transduction and gene expression in prostate cancer.

The primary focus of the laboratory is understanding the nuclear function of poly-ADP-ribosyltransferase (PARP) enzymes, including their utility as therapeutic targets in treatment-resistant prostate cancer.

To learn more about the lab please visit:

What you will do:

  • Perform similar duties to the Technician 1, such as performing analyses, participating in research or clinical work involving treatment operations

  • Coordinate and participate in a variety of routine technical duties by providing assistance to clinical and research staff in testing, determinations, and experiments.

  • Assist in evaluating research methods, procedures, and techniques, based on established objectives.

  • Provide basic assistance to researchers in manipulating, computing, and analyzing data using specialized statistical computer software.

  • May perform certain surgical procedures on small lab animals.

  • Assist with training other staff members on procedures; may supervise students or volunteers.

  • Assist Principal Investigators and senior staff in developing new strategies and techniques for experimentation.

  • Technician 2 employees in Social Sciences and Humanities will provide routine, technical, and administrative support to research projects.

  • May contact and coordinate schedules with study subjects, handle information intake, and record and track results.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


  • Associates degree and at least 2 years of lab experience, experience gained while a student may be considered

  • A bachelor's degree will be considered in lieu of experience

  • Experience in cell culture and biochemistry

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, capable and willing to work both independently and as a team member.

  • Experience in cell culture and biochemistry

The selected applicant will be required to complete a background check and health assessment per University policy.

This is a restricted position and continuation is dependent on the availability of funding and satisfactory performance


Please visit the uva job board, and search for "R0043632"

Complete an application online and attach:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

***Please note that you MUST upload ALL documents into the CV/Resume box.

Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.***

For questions about the application process please contact Rhiannon O'Coin, Senior Academic Recruiter,

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including 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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