Lab Specialist, Pediatrics Swiatecka-Urban Lab

UVA Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia
Nov 21, 2023
Nov 22, 2023
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
The Department of Pediatrics seeks candidates for a full-time Laboratory Specialist position in the laboratory of Dr. Agnes Swiatecka-Urban, M.D. This position will focus on building the biorepository for specimen from patients with kidney and kidney related conditions. The candidate will also process the collected specimen using variety of techniques, be trained in extracellular vesicle (EV) tools in Dr. Uta Erdbruegger lab, as well as interact and teach EV techniques to the members of EV Interest Group .

Lab Specialist Intermediate employees engage in laboratory research by performing complex lab and research related tasks. They are distinguished from Lab Specialist employees by their additional responsibilities related to developing, designing, and conducting increasingly complex research projects. They perform complex tasks independently. They have the authority to adapt methods and procedures to meet the needs of research. They may supervise support personnel and manage budgets.

Perform duties such as helping Principal Investigators coordinate research projects, performing experimental procedures, collecting information and data, and preparing tissues and specimens for procedures.

This position will remain open until filled . This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.

Minimum Reequipments:
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 3 years of experience. 6 years of lab-related experience accepted in lieu of degree.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday , and search for R . Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'. Complete an application online with the following documents:
  • CV
  • Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

References will be completed via UVA's standardized process Skill Survey. A total of five references will be requested via Skill Survey during the final phase of the interview process.

For questions about the application process, please contact Yelena Markazyan, Academic Recruiter at

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