## Posting Summary:
The Civelek Laboratory at the University of Virginia seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the area of smooth muscle cell biology with a focus on genetics. The candidate will join an interactive group of motivated scientists at the Center for Public Health Genomics to carry out a systems genetics study of smooth muscle cell phenotypes at the cellular and molecular level.
Candidates must have a PhD or MD degree in hand by start date and demonstrated expertise in mammalian cell culture and animal models of atherosclerosis. Experience with bioinformatics tools is preferred. Successful candidates must have effective oral and written communication skills as demonstrated by conference presentations and peer-reviewed publications.
To apply, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search on Posting Number 0617266. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. In your cover letter indicate your research interests. Applicant review will begin September 18, 2015, and the position will remain open until filled.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
## University Leadership Characteristics:
*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *
University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.
## EO/AA Statement:
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
*Rank:* Research Associate
*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone
*Department:* Center for Public Health Genomics
*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled
*FLSA Exemption Status:* Exempt
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No
*Posting Date:* 09-04-2015
*Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule? :* Yes
*Employment Posting Category:* Professional Research Staff
*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=77230
*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff
*Posting Number:* 0617266
*Number of Months/Year:* 12
*Drug Testing Required? (Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included):* No
*Position Type:* Professional Research Staff
*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response
*Optional Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover Letter
*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile
*Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
*Tenure Status:* Tenure Ineligible, w/o Expectation of Continued Employment
*Organization (Position Organization):* 40530 MD-CPHG Ctr for Public Health Genomics
*Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
*Number of Work Hours Per Week:(format: xx. xxxx):* 40
*Working Title:* Postdoctoral Research Associate-Center for Public Health Genomics
*Is this position eligible for Telecommuting? :* No
*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response