The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics at the
University of Virginia invites applicants to apply for multiple
Research Scientist 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. Further information about our
faculty is located at https://bmg.med.virginia.edu/.
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
The qualified 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
in addition to a minimum of three years in an academic lab
This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on
funding and satisfactory performance.
Priority review of applications will begin on November 10, 2020,
but the position will remain open until filled.
Education: Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree in Biochemistry or a related
field is required.
Experience: Demonstrated ability to work with graduate students
and postdoctoral fellows is preferred.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the
following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs
, and search for requisition # R0018735. 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 # R0018735.
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
For questions regarding the position, please contact Anindya
Dutta, Professor and Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at
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