Research Scientst

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Working Title: Research Scientst

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Molecular Phys and Biological Physics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-22-2018

Posting Summary:
The Zimmer lab in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics at the University of Virginia seeks to fill a Research Scientist position for studies on plant cellulose synthases. The project involves cloning, expression, and structural analyses of plant cellulose synthases. Techniques to be employed include but are not limited to X-ray crystallography, electron microscopy, and small angle neutron and X-ay scattering. Additional responsibilities include supervising undergraduate and graduate students and teaching membrane biology graduate courses (no more than 5 hours per year). The University of Virginia School of Medicine provides access to state-of-the-art infrastructures for structural biology and biophysical approaches.

Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent and at least three years of postdoctoral training. The successful candidate will join a dynamic group working on structure-function relationships of integral membrane proteins.

To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile by going to and search on posting number 0622903. Please attach a current CV, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references. The position will remain open until filled.

For information regarding the posting, please contact Jochen Zimmer, PhD, at [email protected] For questions regarding the application process, please contact Eric Foston at [email protected]

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 encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 5/22/2018
Application Due: 7/21/2018
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