## Posting Summary:
Structural Biologist: The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics at the University of Virginia invites applicants to apply for the position of Research Associate. Duties include: design and performance of experiments exploring protein and nucleic acid structure. Experiments require a working knowledge of techniques commonly used in determination of molecular structure of proteins or nucleic acids.
The selected candidate will have additional responsibilities of meeting weekly with the Principal Investigator to discuss experimental results, conducting literature searches, and presenting results in weekly lab meetings and at conferences as well as in interdepartmental seminars.
The 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 by the appointment start date. A background or familiarity with real-time PCR is preferred.
To apply, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search on Posting Number 0611415. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least two references. Applicant review will begin January 25, 2013 and the position will remain open for applications until filled.
For additional information about the position and application process, please contact Helen Norfleet-Shiflett at hn6u@virginia. edu.
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly 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.
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No
*Organization (Position Organization):* 40400 MD-BIOC Biochem/Mole Genetics
*Rank:* Research Associate
*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
*Position Type:* Professional Research Staff
*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover Letter
*Department:* Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2013
*Employment Posting Category:* Professional Research Staff
*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=69429
*Working Title:* Research Associate
*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff
*Posting Date:* 01-15-2013
*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile
*Posting Number:* 0611415
*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled
*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No
*Tenure Status:* Tenure Ineligible, w/o Expectation of Continued Employment