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.
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.
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.
Must have a criminal background check
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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 http://www.jobs.vt.edu, posting # and may attach the following documents:
2. Name and contact information for three references.
3. Cover Letter
Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
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Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
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Commensurate with Experience
Location, if not Blacksburg:
10 a.m. - 5 p.m., M - F (excluding 1 hr for lunch/break)
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