## Posting Summary:
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia is seeking a Research Associate to join the laboratory of Dr. Jason Papin to perform experiments and computational analysis in support of a recently funded grant from the Department of Defense. The individual will be responsible for leading the construction of a computational model of rat liver and kidney metabolism.
The incumbent must have received a Ph. D. degree in biology, biomedical engineering, or closely related discipline by the start date. A minimum of 1 year of experience in mammalian cell culture; standard molecular biology techniques; transcriptomic or proteomic profiling and programming in PYTHON, MATLAB, and/or R is required. The incumbent must also have knowledge of network analysis methods like FBA and experience using Microsoft Office and some computational analysis software.
To apply, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search on posting 0614147. Complete a candidate profile online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Applicant review will begin May 15, 2014 and the position will remain open until filled.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to developing diversity in faculty and staff and welcomes applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
## 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):* 40405 MD-BIOM Biomedical Eng
*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 LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone
*Department:* Department of Biomedical Engineering
*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2014
*Employment Posting Category:* Professional Research Staff
*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=73231
*Working Title:* Research Associate
*Anticipated Hiring Range:* $45, 000
*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff
*Posting Date:* 05-05-2014
*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile
*Posting Number:* 0614147
*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 Response
*Tenure Status:* Tenure Ineligible, w/o Expectation of Continued Employment