Research Scientist

Charlottesville, VA
Jul 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Scientist

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Center for Cell Signaling

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-05-2016

Posting Summary:
The Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Scientist to work on projects on cell signaling in cancer cells. Research Scientists perform assigned tasks and work without supervision from the Principal Investigator once objectives and approaches are defined. They need to exhibit initiative, effectively communicate in English, and be prepared to train and supervise students. Research Scientists need to adhere to standards of professionalism, have scientific integrity, be ethical and honest, and perform effectively with other staff in collaborative projects.

Candidates must have a PhD in biological sciences with solid foundation in biochemistry and/or M.D., plus significant laboratory experience in molecular and cellular biology. The successful applicant must have experience with and the ability to design and execute experiments, analyze, evaluate and prepare summaries of results and be prepared and willing to assist in preparation of publications and grant applications. Experience with cell culture, immunoblotting, vector and lentivirus preparation, and biochemical assays is preferred.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0618116. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of research interest and contact information for three references. The position will remain open to applications until filled.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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