Research Scientist

Charlottesville, VA
Jul 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Scientist

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-10-2015

Posting Summary:
The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Virginia, seeks candidates for a Research Scientist to work in the laboratory of Dr. Amy Mathers. The candidate is expected to conduct and be involved in the planning of research on the presence of Enterobacteriaceae in the environment, natural history and understanding of horizontal gene transfer among Enterobacteriaceae and other Gammaproteobacteria in a complex environmental biofilms, dynamics of biofilm mobilization and composition under select environmental conditions as well as other types of related research. Duties also include writing and preparing manuscripts for scientific publication; making presentations at local, regional and national levels; and supervising and training students and staff in a collaborative fashion within the laboratory.

This position is restricted and is contingent upon funding.

Candidates must have a PhD, a minimum of three years post-doctoral experience, and a
record of publications in peer-reviewed journals.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0617496. Complete a Candidate
Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for 3 references and a
statement of research interest. The position will remain open to applications until filled.

For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Amy Mathers via e-mail at For further information about the application process, please contact Jim McGowan via e-mail at

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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