Lab Specialist (UVA Pharmacology - Bochkis Lab)
Job ID: R0041657 | Laboratory Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
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, PowerPoint 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.


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 fine finger manipulation.

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