Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Scientist

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: School of Medicine, SOM Core Facilities

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-07-2017

Posting Summary:
GEMM has been serving UVa's research community for nearly a quarter of a century. The core is looking for a scientist to fill a critical position that will bridge the core into the present and future of genome editing. The candidate should: 1) have comprehensive knowledge on state-of-the-art gene editing approaches for a variety of genome engineering applications; 2) be a highly motivated individual who has hands-on experience with the generation and delivery of CRISPR/Cas reagents; and 3) be an excellent team player with the capacity to provide service for production of genetically engineered animal or cellular disease models.

The qualified candidate will have a Bachelors Degree in Life Science along with 5+ years' experience in molecular biology and/or mouse colony genetic management.

The preferred candidate will have a PhD in Life Science and experience in Reproductive and developmental biology. The individual will also be able to Isolate and manipulate gametes or embryos, design and conduct CRISPR experiments, participate in core R&D, co-author publications, and manage and maintain a research support lab.

Applicants should complete a staff application through the Jobs@UVa website and provide a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references. To apply visit and search for posting# 0620310

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to: Understand the methodologies for creating genetically engineered mouse models, comprehend CRISPR concept and practicality, manage multiple mouse colonies, carry out cell culture and transfection, communicate with clarity, perform well under time constraints and with minimal supervisory, possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail, dedicate to working in an environment to support research

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