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Laboratory Development Specialist – Flow Cytometry

November 6, 2023


Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, FTE 1.0, 1st shift position. Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm. Hours may vary based on department needs.

Be part of something remarkable

UW Health laboratories play an essential role in the quality and safety of patient care, performing a wide range of procedures that assist our providers with the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients and their health needs.

We are seeking a Laboratory Development Specialist - Flow Cytometry to:

  • Research literature to gain an understanding of test concepts as they relate to test methodologies development.
  • Assist in the development of clinical applied research protocols and methods for use in the UW Health Clinical Laboratory.
  • Review product literature for calibration, quality control and reagents that may improve performance of current methods.
  • Assist team members in discovering ways to improve laboratory operations.
  • May need to assist with patient testing.

At UW Health, you will have:

An excellent benefits package, including health and dental insurance, paid time off and retirement plans.

Access to UW Health’s Wellness Options at Work that support employee/family well-being.

Tuition benefits eligibility - UW Health invests in your professional growth by helping pay for coursework associated with career advancement.


Minimum – Bachelor’s degree in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Clinical Laboratory Science or related science or equivalent experience.

Preferred – Master’s degree or in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or related science or equivalent experience.

Work Experience:

Minimum –Two years of complex Flow Cytometry laboratory experience

Preferred –Three years of experience demonstrating successful performance conducting flow cytometry research and/or development.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives, and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.

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.

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