Research Scientist

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Posting Number: 0620156 Position Type: Professional Research Staff Employment Posting Category: Professional Research Staff Type of Application:
(required to apply for this posting) Candidate Profile Organization (Position Organization): 40900 MD-OPHT Ophthalmology Department: Department of Ophthalmology Location: Charlottesville Working Title: Research Scientist Anticipated Hiring Range: Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No End Date of Position: Posting Date: 01-06-2017 Posting Summary:
Click here for an example. The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Virginia seeks multiple postdoctoral Research Scientists to work in the Center for Advanced Vision Science whose Director, Dr. Ambati, was a recipient of the 2014 NIH Director's Pioneer Award: https://commonfund.nih.gov/pioneer/Recipients14.

Dynamic and talented individuals are sought to join a vibrant group that has made pioneering contributions to ocular biology and innate immunity. Applicants should hold PhD, MD, or equivalent degree(s) by start date, and 1 to 3 years of experience in a basic science laboratory, with the ability of unsupervised planning, execution, data collection, and analyses. The candidate must be a strong communicator who works well in a team setting. Good command of written and spoken English are essential.

The ideal candidate will possess significant basic science knowledge using advanced techniques in one or more fields encompassing molecular biology or bioinformatics, genomics, protein isolation and characterization, Western, IP, 2-DIGE, ELISA, immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy, RNA isolation and characterization, qPCR, oligo-arrays, in vivo imaging, cell culture and transfection.

Computer skills are necessary for data analysis and interpretation with expected proficiency in Windows, Office, AdobeSuite applications, SPSS or other statistical software, and ImageJ.

Representative Publications:

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6212/1000.long
http://www.cell.com/abstract/S0092-8674(12)00467-9
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v471/n7338/full/nature09830.html
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v460/n7252/full/nature08151.html
http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v15/n9/full/nm.2018.html
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v452/n7187/full/nature06765.html

If interested please email your CV, cover letter and three references to Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati at [email protected] Additionally you will need to apply online at: https://jobs.virginia.edu and search posting # 0620156. Complete a candidate profile online and attach a CV, cover letter and contact information for three references.


The position will remain open until filled.

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Heather Weller via email at [email protected]

For further information about the opportunity please visit http://bims.virginia.edu/faculty/jayakrishna-ambati/

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Closing Date: Open Until Filled Required Applicant Documents: CV / Resume
Cover Letter
Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80874 function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;} Faculty, Professional Research Staff and University Staff - Executive

Tenure Status: Tenure Ineligible, w/o Expectation of Continued Employment Rank: Research Scientist Appointment Type: Professional Research Staff Academic Year for Position? (e.g. 2015) 2017 Employment Conditions for Faculty function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;} Univ.Staff - Operational & Administrative (O&A), Managerial & Professional (M&P)

Area of Interest: FLSA Exemption Status:
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(format: xx.xxxx) 40 Number of Months/Year: 12 EO/AA Statement: The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Optional Applicant Documents: function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;} Univ.Staff - O&A or M&P - QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION Required Education

What is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.
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What is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. No Response If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience: Preferred Experience

What is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. No Response If any experience is preferred, please specify kind of experience: LICENSE or CERTIFICATION If yes, what is the required License or Certification. If yes, what is the preferred License or Certification. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: COMPUTER APPLICATIONS Required Computer Applications: Preferred Computer Applications: function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;} Univ.Staff - O&A or M&P - EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS

Employment Conditions: Drug Testing Required?

(Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included) No Is this position eligible for Telecommuting? No Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule? Yes function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;}

 

 

 

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