Research Associate

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-20
Req: R0020935

The Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) at the University of Virginia is seeking PhD-trained Research Associates with experience in the area of clonal hematopoiesis. The work requires significant knowledge concerning genome instability, including an understanding of the literature in the areas of hematopoiesis and cardiometabolic disease. Additionally, the positions require experience in cell biology, transgenic mouse models of disease, molecular biology, and phenotypic analyses.

Candidates must demonstrate a high competency in a wide range of molecular biology techniques including PCR, qRT-PCR, and gene cloning, and in cell biology techniques such as cell culture, flow cytometry and protein analysis (western blot and ELISA).

The incumbents 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.


The incumbents will participate in a multiplicity of relevant lab projects and in writing study reports for the study sponsors, papers, and grant applications and is expected to develop research programs as time permits. The incumbents will also be expected to attend and participate in laboratory meetings and CVRC-related seminars, as well as work with graduate students, technicians, fellows and collaborators in the laboratories involved in the project.

This position is renewed on a yearly basis and is contingent upon available funding. Applicants must have a PhD in hand at time of hire and be eligible to work in the United States.

This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.

Priority review of applications will begin on January 29, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.

TO APPLY:

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition # R0020935. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for requisition # R0020935. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Michelle Williams, Faculty Search Advisor, at mew8js@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, 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 or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/22/2021
Application Due: 4/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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