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Research Associate, Department of Surgery

Company: UVA Health
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia School of Medicine seeks multiple Research Associates to conduct research on physiologic or pathological cell plasticity. Dr. Lian-Wang Guos laboratory conducts research on how epigenetic effectors transmit environmental cues into chromatin remodeling and cell state transitions. They aspire to understand how their interplay shapes specific cell states. The laboratory also performs translational research by targeting pathological cell plasticity to treat vascular disease or retinal degeneration.

Qualified candidates are expected to have mastered molecular/cell biology and biochemical approaches. Experience in animal work or bioinformatics is preferred but not required. The incumbent can choose between vascular and retinal projects.

Postdoctoral employment is temporary and is normally limited to an individual who has been awarded a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate within the previous five years and who will be involved in full-time research or scholarship at the University. Employment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate is viewed as training and is preparatory for a full-time academic or research career, is supervised by a senior scholar, and allows the appointee to publish the results of his/her research or scholarship during the training period.

MINIUMM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Terminal degree required, PhD or MD or equivalent.

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

Review of applications will begin on March 11, 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 # R0022473. 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 # R0022473. 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 about the position, please contact Dr. Lian-Wang Guo, Professor at lg8zr@virginia.edu.

For questions about the application, 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 Physicians 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.

Keywords: UVA Health, Charlottesville , Research Associate, Department of Surgery, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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