Biological Lab Technician - School of Medicine (Biochemistry)
West Virginia University Research Corporation

Morgantown, West Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

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West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a Biological Lab Technician with the Department of Biochemistry

About the Opportunity

The selected candidate will work with the Principal Investigator (PI) to understand the roles of molecular motors in human vision and hearing processes. We also strive to identify new molecular targets for treatments for both congenital and acquired deaf-blindness. You will help the team in research supplies and lab logistics. You will also actively participate in the ongoing research including regular presentation at our weekly group meetings.

At WVU Research Corporation, we strongly believe in work-life balance and keeping time for things we love outside our work. WVU Research Corporation offers a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to suit your needs:
•    13 paid holidays (staff holiday calendar)
•    PTO
•    403(b) retirement savings with a fully vested 3% employee contribution match, (Employees have the option of contributing an additional 1-3% of their earnings to the plan, which is also matched by the WVURC)
•    A range of health insurance and various other benefits
•    Dependent Education Scholarship
•    WVU Perks
•    And More!!

What you’ll do:

  • Maintenance of cell lines, protein expression and purification
  • Generating constructs for expressing proteins in eukaryotic cells
  • Preparation of reagents as needed
  • Willing to assist in mentoring junior lab members
  • Ordering and stocking of chemicals including maintenance of inventories
  • Overall maintenance of laboratory as a part of the team


  • Bachelors in life sciences or related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One (1) year of lab research experience including molecular cloning and protein purification is preferred
  • Knowledge of laboratory environment and appropriate procedures
  • Knowledge in general cell biology and molecular techniques
  • Ability to prepare reagents
  • Ability to use Microsoft office and other related lab software/applications
  • Skilled at using general laboratory equipment
  • Good organization skills and self-motivation
  • Willingness and ability to learn new protocols/procedures in a rapid manner
  • Ability to get along with others in a group setting

About WVU

Due to the nature of this job, it may or may not require Medical Monitoring

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