Research Associate

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Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-08-2016

Posting Summary:
The Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Associate to work in the laboratory of Lawrence Lum, MD, DSc. This position is responsible for conducting research in cell culture, cell transfection, T cell activation, expansion, and cloning, and molecular engineering of vectors for transducing human T cells. Duties will 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.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in Biology, Biochemistry or related area by appointment start date and a minimum of three years' experience with mammalian and insect cell culture, cell transfection, protein detection and purification, preparation of cell lysates. Experience in molecular engineering of bispecific antibodies and T cell chimeric antigen receptors, and lab work involving murine models of mismatched murine graft-vs-host disease are preferred.

To apply, visit and search on Posting #0618153. Complete a Candidate Profile online; attach a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research interest and contact information for three references.

The position will remain open until filled.

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

For further information about the application process, please contact Sally Jackson via email at [email protected] or via telephone at 434-422-0163.

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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