Laboratory Specialist, Department of Neuroscience
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

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The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks a motivated and detail-oriented Laboratory Specialist to perform and assist with laboratory management and experimental procedures in the laboratory of Dr. Alban Gaultier.

The role of this position will be to perform and assist with experiments in a laboratory setting. The duties will include performing technical assays, maintaining cell cultures, assisting with animal experiments, maintaining laboratory equipment, ordering lab supplies, and providing experimentation record keeping. May supervise student/wage staff as needed. Animal handling is required for this position.

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.

Qualified candidates must have:

Education: A Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience, Biology, Biochemistry or related science.

Experience: Three years of experience working in a laboratory setting, which may include experience gained while a student.

For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Alban Gaultier, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, at

This position will remain open until filled. Review of Applicants will begin July 23, 2022. This is a Non-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. A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position prior to employment.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday, and search for R0037848. 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 SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process.

For questions about the application process, please contact Jessica Russo, Academic Recruiter, at

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Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

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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