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Research Scientist in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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 interdepartmental seminars.

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 setting.

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.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

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.

TO APPLY:

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 mew8js@virginia.edu.

For questions regarding the position, please contact Anindya Dutta, Professor and Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at ad8q@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.

Keywords: University of Virginia, Charlottesville , Research Scientist in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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