Senior Scientist

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

Working Title: Senior Scientist

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Cell Biology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-31-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Cell Biology at the University of Virginia is seeking applications for a Senior Scientist to work in Dr. DeSimone's laboratory with experience in amphibian (i.e., Xenopus) embryology including embryo culture and microsurgery. Must be familiar with basic biochemical and molecular biological methods typically associated with Cell Biology. Working knowledge and familiarity with cell adhesion, extracellular matrix and mechanobiology are highly desired. Facility with confocal and standard epifluorescence microscopy is essential as well as knowledge of Mac/Unix and MS Windows based imaging systems for data acquisition and analysis. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology or related field and 5 years postdoctoral experience in Cell Biology. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently and productively are required.

The environment in Cell Biology at UVa is highly supportive and interactive, including joint research meetings and seminars in various aspects of cell and developmental biology. For additional information about the research in the department, please visit the department's Web site:

To apply, visit; and search on posting number 0621607. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. The position will be open until filled. Any questions regarding this posting should be directed to Lois Rowsey at lmr@Virginia.EDU.

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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