Postdoctoral Research Associate, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-19
Req: R0023448

Multiple postdoctoral Research Associate positions are available in the Singh Laboratory at the University of Virginia, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, to study Protein Engineering Antibody therapeutics, epigenetics, Cancer immunotherapy.

Our laboratory has broad interest in Receptor-Target Biology, Antibody engineering, TCR mimic antibodies and CAR therapies in the cancer immunotherapy space.

To support our current ongoing activities, we are looking for a postdoctoral scientist with Ph.D in Biochemistry/Immunology/Molecular Biology.

Experience with cell culture, animal studies and phage display is plus

UVA offers an exciting working environment, the possibility to interact with interdisciplinary research groups, and HIGHLY competitive salary and benefits.


Participate in planning, designing and executing technical and complex research projects, as assigned under the direction of a supervisor, Growth and maintenance of mammalian cell cultures, contribute to generate data for grant applications and publications, Proven ability to work in a collaborative research team


1) MD and/or PhD in molecular biology, Immunology, cell biology or relevant scientific discipline by appointment start date

2) Experience in Cancer cell biology and general cell signaling

3) Excellent communication skills

The selected applicant will be required to complete a background check prior to their first day of employment per University policy.


PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for “R0023448".

PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board, and search for “R0023448”

Complete an application online and attach:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter detailing your interest in this position
  • Contact information for three references

***Please note that you MUST upload ALL documents into the CV/Resume box.

Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.***

For questions about the application process please contact Rhiannon O'Coin, Senior Academic Recruiter,

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Job No:
Posted: 4/20/2021
Application Due: 7/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time