Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-07-29
Molecular & Cell Biologist: The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics at the University of Virginia invites applicants to apply for multiple Research Associate positions. Duties include: design and performance of experiments exploring the basic processes of cell proliferation, gene expression or cancer progression. Experiments require a working knowledge of techniques commonly used in molecular biology and cell biology.
The selected candidate will have additional responsibilities of meeting weekly with the Principal Investigator to discuss experimental results, conduct literature searches, present results in weekly lab meetings and at conferences as well as in interdepartmental seminars.
The candidate must work independently and ethically, document all research data appropriately, assist graduate students in the lab, apply for independent funding where applicable, and publish data in qualified journals. The completion of a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree in Biochemistry or a related field is required by the appointment start date.
This position will remain open until filled.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition # R0008896. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).
INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for requisition # R0008896. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).
For additional information about the position and application process, please contact Helen Norfleet-Shiflett at [email protected].
For questions regarding the application process, please contact Michelle Williams, Faculty Search Advisor, at [email protected]
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.