Research Associate

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Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Pediatrics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-11-2016

Posting Summary:
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia seeks a postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the laboratory of Steven Zeichner, MD, PhD. The incumbent will work on exciting projects involving the development of recombinant therapeutic vaccines for cancers, including Burkitt lymphoma, and the development of recombinant prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases, including HIV. Additional duties will include writing and preparing manuscripts for scientific publication, participation in lab meetings and active collaboration with other researchers.

Candidates must have a MD and/or PhD or equivalent in hand by start date, have less than 3 years' postdoctoral experience, and have published in peer-reviewed journals. The candidate must have demonstrated expertise in basic molecular biology research. Previous experience in microbiology laboratory research is preferred. The candidate must work independently and ethically, document all research data appropriately, apply for independent funding where applicable, and publish data in qualified journals. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. The candidate should demonstrate potential to be trained as an independent investigator.

To apply, visit and search on posting number 0619745 or visit: Complete a candidate profile online and attach a CV, cover letter and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled.

For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Steven Zeichner via email at [email protected]

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Greg Haskins via email at [email protected]

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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