Research Associate

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Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 06-08-2018

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease and International Health seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the Petri Laboratory.

Successful candidates will possess excellent interpersonal skills (as evidenced by ability to work in a team, mentor students, supervise technicians), organizational skills (as evidenced by ability to self-motivate, plan in advance and adhere to deadlines), and excellent oral and written communication skills (as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, grant applications, presentations).

Candidates must have demonstrated ability to: work independently, mentor students, design and carry out experiments, critically evaluate and analyze data using appropriate statistical tests, write research papers and reviews, identify and apply for grant funding opportunities, and present work orally at conferences.

Candidates must have a PhD in Molecular or Cell Biology, Microbiology, Immunology or a related field or an MD with relevant research experience.

Experience in the following areas is desirable: cell and molecular biology, flow cytometry, CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing, viral transfections, microscopy, stem cell biology, genetics.

This position is restricted and contingent upon continued funding.

To apply, visit, complete a Candidate Profile on-line, attach a cover letter, current CV, contact information for 3 references and Statement of Research Interest. The position will remain open until filled.

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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Posted: 6/9/2018
Application Due: 7/7/2018
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