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Lab Specialist (UVA Pharmacology-Bochkis Lab)


Lab Specialist (UVA Pharmacology-Bochkis Lab)

  • R0041657
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Research
  • The University of Virginia
The Bochkis Lab in the Pharmacology Department at the University Of Virginia School Of Medicine seeks applicants for a new Lab Specialist position. The Lab Specialist conducts experimental work and assists the Principal Investigator with in vivo experiments in mouse models of metabolic disease.

The successful candidate will be expected to manage the mouse colony, develop and execute assays to isolate nucleic acids and make protein extracts from tissues, perform chromatin precipitation, make libraries for next-generation sequencing, and learn how to analyze sequencing data.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree, and at least 3 years of laboratory experience in an academic or industrial setting OR 6 years of lab-related experience accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with mouse work is preferred.
  • Must be proficient with computer software, including Word, Power Point and Excel
  • Experience with library preparation for next-generation sequencing is preferred

Anticipated Hiring Salary: $40,000-45,000

** This is a restricted position, continuation is dependent on the availability of funding and satisfactory performance *


Complete an application online and attach:

• CV/Resume

• Cover Letter detailing your interest in this position and highlighting knowledge, skills, abilities, and experiences

INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for “R0041657".

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for “R0041657”

***Please note that you MUST upload ALL documents into the CV/Resume box. ***

For questions about the application process please contact Rhiannon O'Coin, Senior Academic Recruiter, rmo2r@virginia.edu


This position can spend extensive periods of time standing and squatting while conducting experiments or caring for animals. Also requires keyboarding and other bench work and animal procedures requiring finer finger manipulation.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding 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.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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