Instrumentation Biologist


LumaCyte, LLC seeks an Instrumentation Biologist to assist in the execution, and analysis of biological experiments to support customers in the field.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with senior team members to design and conduct experiments
  • Become proficient in running samples and analyzing, understanding, and presenting data internally and externally
  • Assist in the development of novel methods to analyze multivariate data
  • Install instruments and support customers in the field and remotely – travel required
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, researching and contributing to scientific literature, establishing professional networks, and participating in professional societies
  • Building and testing instruments for commercial release
  • Collaborating with other biologists, engineers, and scientists to perform and interpret experiments using the companies cutting edge cell analysis instrument, Radiance.
  • Travel for instrument installations and service visits
  • Customer facing position for service and troubleshooting

Experience and Qualifications


  • B.S. or M.S. in virology, biology, bioengineering, or a related discipline
  • 3-5 years’ experience working in biotechnology company. *Lab experience required
  • Experience working with analytical instrumentation in a laboratory setting
  • Knowledge of virology and virological methods including plaque assay, TCID50, and neutralization assays, functional cell-based assays, cell culture


  • Familiarity analyzing large and complex data sets; bioinformatics, multivariate analysis, or chemometrics experience desirable
  • Strong computer skills including spreadsheets, scientific software such as MATLAB, and scripting languages such as python
  • Diverse communication skills including the ability to interface with a wide variety of customers and application spaces within the biotechnology and biomedical industry
  • Proven self-starter, good interpersonal and time management skills, and ability to work in a team environment with minimal direction


Clinical Research

Job Type



Charlottesville, Va
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