Requisition ID:  27652

Laboratory Supervisor - Virology/ Serology

Job Summary


Join our Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) team as we seek out driven individuals to step into the role of Laboratory Supervisor for our Virology and Serology sections. As a fully accredited establishment by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD), ADDL proudly stands as the official diagnostic laboratory for the State of Indiana.


Our mission centers around supporting Indiana's veterinarians, livestock producers, and animal owners in safeguarding animal health. This is your chance to make a meaningful impact, contributing to identifying and preventing animal diseases that can impact both public health and the well-being of animals.




  • Bachelor’s degree in biology/chemistry or related field 
  • Two years of experience in diagnostic medical biology/chemistry or related laboratory work, with preference in virology and serology  
  • Experience supervising laboratory personnel and scheduling/coordinating work teams  
  • Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience (Associate’s degree and 4 years of relevant experience or high school diploma/equivalent and 6 years of relevant experience)  
  • Extensive laboratory experience, with preference given to diagnostic virology and/or serology laboratory experience  Management and coordination skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must be a motivated, independent worker with the ability to adapt daily as schedules and needs change from day to day
  • Team building skills and the ability to interact with a range of staff with various abilities and skills

Additional Information:


  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Non - Exempt (Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Benefits of a Purdue Career:


Benefits of working/living in West Lafayette, IN:



Bachelor's Degree


2 years of experience

FLSA Status


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette