Posting Summary: The Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Scientist to work on projects on cell signaling in cancer cells. Research Scientists perform assigned tasks and work without supervision from the Principal Investigator once objectives and approaches are defined. They need to exhibit initiative, effectively communicate in English, and be prepared to train and supervise students. Research Scientists need to adhere to standards of professionalism, have scientific integrity, be ethical and honest, and perform effectively with other staff in collaborative projects.
Candidates must have a PhD in biological sciences with solid foundation in biochemistry and/or M.D., plus significant laboratory experience in molecular and cellular biology. The successful applicant must have experience with and the ability to design and execute experiments, analyze, evaluate and prepare summaries of results and be prepared and willing to assist in preparation of publications and grant applications. Experience with cell culture, immunoblotting, vector and lentivirus preparation, and biochemical assays is preferred.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0618116. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of research interest and contact information for three references. The position will remain open to applications 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.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.