BIOL - Worley Lab Tech 1

Research • Job ID: R0044723
Charlottesville, VA

Lab and Research Technician 1 employees focus on performing routine research tasks and developing skills. They assume routine to moderately complex technical support for research projects. Work is routine and can be performed with some degree of independence when following established protocols and procedures. Lab and Research Technician 1 employees perform tasks as assigned by supervisor.

The Worley Lab ( in the Department of Biology at the University of Virginia seeks applications for a Research Technician in the area of regenerative biology and developmental genetics. Early-career scholars are encouraged to apply!


The Worley Lab uses Drosophila melanogaster to investigate the cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate tissue growth and regeneration. The Research Technician will contribute to both lab management and scientific research. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and passionate about science.


An associates degree with some Biology coursework is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience with one or more of the following techniques, Drosophila husbandry and genetics, confocal or fluorescence microscopy, and molecular biology techniques including, cloning and PCR.


The lab management responsibilities will include:

·         ordering supplies and maintaining Drosophila stocks, as well as other lab chores as needed

·         conducting genetic experiments in Drosop…

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