Laboratory Technician
Virginia Tech 126 reviews - Blacksburg, VA

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This is a pooled position. Responsibilities include: carrying out day to day operations and assisting in the development of procedures involving the receipt, processing, distribution, and data management for a variety of food samples.

Required Qualifications:
Competence using computers for basic data entry and record keeping, using established systems; Competence in basic math; Experience with laboratory record keeping; Experience with preparation of food samples for chemical analysis of nutrients in a research setting; Detail oriented, with ability to follow instructions and demonstrated ability to keep neat, accurate, complete records; Effective spoken and written English communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Legal ability to work in the U.S., beginning 1/7/13 for a minimum of 1 year; Bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Technology, Human Nutrition and Foods, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or similar field; Experience following Standard Operating Procedures; Experience working in a food analysis, quality control, or other analytical service laboratory.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a criminal background check

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Employment Comments:
This is a pooled position. Individuals will work 30 hours per week from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., M – F (excluding 1 hour for lunch/break).

How to Apply for this Job:
Posting #, Laboratory Technician. Interested applicants should complete an online application at, posting # and may attach the following documents:

1. Resume

2. Name and contact information for three references.

3. Cover Letter

Employee Category:
Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year

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FLSA Status:
Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime

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Calendar Year

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Pay Range:
Commensurate with Experience


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10 a.m. - 5 p.m., M - F (excluding 1 hr for lunch/break)

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Diversity Statement:
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.

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