Lab and Research Specialist
Job ID: R0030466 | Classified - Lab & Research Techs and Specs | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA

The Department of Medicine's Division of Allergy & Immunology at the University of Virginia is seeking a Laboratory Specialist in the Borish Laboratory. The laboratory is seeking individuals interested in research on the immune and cellular mechanisms of asthma, including innate immune mechanisms driving rhinovirus (RV)-induced asthma exacerbations.

Duties include:

  • Cell staining and analysis by flow cytometry and immunofluorescence.
  • Protein and mRNA transcript analyses.
  • Cellular analysis, tissue culture, reagent preparation, management of laboratory supplies, general laboratory maintenance and data management.


  • College degree in Cell Biology, Biochemistry or Biology.

Laboratory Experience:

  • Some expertise in computing and statistics preferred.

This position will remain open until filled. This is an exempt-level, benefited position. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. 

For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, Senior Recruiter, at


  • Education: Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience: None.
  • Licensure: None.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

This is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.

The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check and pre-employment health screening.


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