Research Associate

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

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-23-2017

Posting Summary:
Structural Biologist: The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics at the University of Virginia invites applicants to apply for the position of Research Associate. Duties include: design and performance of experiments exploring protein and nucleic acid structure. Experiments require a working knowledge of techniques commonly used in determination of molecular structure of proteins or nucleic acids.

The selected candidate will have additional responsibilities of meeting weekly with the Principal Investigator to discuss experimental results, conducting literature searches, and presenting results in weekly lab meetings and at conferences as well as in interdepartmental seminars.

The candidate must work independently and ethically, document all research data appropriately, assist graduate students in the lab, apply for independent funding where applicable, and publish data in qualified journals. The completion of a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree in Biochemistry or a related field is required by the appointment start date. A background or familiarity with real-time PCR is preferred.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0611415. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least two references. Applicant review will begin January 25, 2013 and the position will remain open for applications until filled.

For additional information about the position and application process, please contact Helen Norfleet-Shiflett at

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

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