Laboratory Specialist

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-06
Req: R0020507

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics seeks a Laboratory Specialist in epigenetics/epigenomics to work in Dr. David Auble’s laboratory. A highly motivated candidate will have the opportunity to generate high throughput sequencing data from primary human cells in healthy and diseased states as well as cells and tissues from animal models and tissue culture. Depending on interest, there is an opportunity to learn and apply computational approaches for data analysis. This work will lead to greater insights into how the environment impacts human cell function. The ideal candidate will have laboratory experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, and/or genetics. Experience with ChIP-seq, RNA-seq or other high throughput DNA sequencing assays is a plus.

This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.

Priority review of applications will begin on January 16, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience: 3 years of experience. 6 years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.

the selected applicant will be required to complete a background check prior to their first day of employment per University policy.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, , and search for requisition # R0020507. Complete an application online and see below for documents to attach.

INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for requisition # R0020507 complete the application and see below for documents to attach.

Complete an application online and attach:


·Cover Letter

·Contact information for 3 references

***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 additional information about the position, please contact David Auble, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, via email .

For additional information about the application process, please contact Rhiannon O’Coin, Senior Academic Recruiter via email

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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Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 4/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time