Working Title: Research Associate
Position Type: Professional Research Staff
Department: Cardiovascular Research Center
Posting Date: 08-09-2018
The Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) at the University of Virginia is seeking a PhD-trained Research Associate with experience in the area of clonal hematopoiesis. The work will require that the incumbent display significant knowledge concerning genome instability including an understanding of the literature in the areas of hematopoiesis and cardiometabolic disease. Additionally, the position requires experience in cell biology, transgenic mouse models of disease, molecular biology, and phenotypic analyses.
Candidate must demonstrate a high competency in a wide range of murine procedures and molecular biology techniques including PCR, qRT-PCR, gene cloning, cell culture, flow cytometry and protein analysis (western blot and ELISA).
Candidates will also participate in a multiplicity of relevant lab projects and in writing study reports for study sponsors, papers, and grant applications and will be expected to seek extramural post-doctoral fellowships and to assist lab in preparation of extramural grant applications including to the NIH.
Furthermore, you will assist with the management of a large mouse colony, which houses over 500 cages and 20 unique breeding strains. A high degree of involvement and management with common mouse experimental methods including genotyping, phenotyping, and maintenance of detailed breeding records will be expected.
Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree by the start date as well as excellent written and oral communication skills, with demonstrated ability to present experimental results.
Eligibility for NIH post-doctoral fellowship funding is helpful, but not mandatory.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0623801. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. For information regarding the position, please contact Paul Orange at [email protected] For questions regarding the application process, please contact Rayshon Tibbs at [email protected] 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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