PUCL Job#1247 Lab Development Specialist - Flow (Madison, WI) (Posted Oct 5, 2019)

We are seeking a Senior Laboratory Development Specialist to:

·      Research, develop, evaluate, establish, write and perform validations and clinical applied research protocols along with overseeing other personnel assisting in the validation of new clinical applications for our UW Health Flow Cytometry laboratory.

·      Serve as a technical leader for all testing in the Flow Cytometry Laboratory and be a resource for operators and management when questions or problems arise.


Minimum - Master’s degree in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Toxicology, Microbiology, or related science or equivalent experience.

Preferred - PhD or MD degree in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Toxicology, Microbiology, or related science or equivalent experience.

Work Experience:

Minimum – Three (3) years of relevant laboratory experience and track record of research productivity.

Preferred - Five (5) years of experience demonstrating successful performance conducting research and/or development.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

·      Experience and knowledge of analytical instrumentation

·      Experience in evaluating established research protocols and developing new research protocols.

·      Background knowledge of procedures for collection and preparation of blood and tissues prior to analysis.

·      Extensive knowledge of general laboratory techniques including solution preparation, titration, electrophoresis and recombinant nucleic acid techniques.

·      Experience in teaching and training

·      Experience in working with clinical laboratory procedures

·      Background knowledge in concepts performed in specialty area of hire including an understanding of methods and tests.

·      Demonstrated proficiency in experimental design and statistics

·      Strong detail orientation and analytical ability to evaluate and ensure accuracy of data related to laboratory results and patient information;

·      Strong laboratory and teaching skills

·      Ability to provide effective leadership

·      Ability to work independently and as a team member

·      Effective time management and organizational skills to coordinate a broad base of laboratory functions and appropriately prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously

Physical Requirements:

Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds. 

Work Schedule:

This is a part-time, 32 hours per week position scheduled to work Monday - Thursday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Holidays may be required. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

To apply:



NIH Electronic Directory
NSF Award Search
PubMed Central
NIH Reporter