## Posting Summary:
The Pornillos Laboratory in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics at the University of Virginia is seeking a postdoctoral Research Associate. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in one or both of two NIH-funded (R01 and P50) projects. For a description of the Lab's overall research interests, visit http://people. virginia. edu/~owp3a.
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Biochemistry or a related field, a clear record of high-quality research, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work well in a collaborative environment. Extensive experience in structural and biochemical characterization of protein-RNA complexes is ideal. Extensive expertise in molecular biology, protein purification, and biochemical/biophysical characterization of protein-protein interactions is required. Prior experience in structure determination by X-ray crystallography, NMR, and/or cryoEM is preferred.
To apply, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search for Posting Number 0616806. Complete a candidate profile online and attach a curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a cover letter clearly describing the qualifications related to the position. Please include in your cover letter a concise summary of previous research accomplishments.
Applicant review will begin July 24, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled.
The University 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.
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## 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):* 40450 MD-MPHY Mole Phys & Biophysics
*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 Molecular Phys and Biological Physics
*Number of Work Hours Per Week:(format: xx. xxxx):* 40
*Employment Posting Category:* Professional Research Staff
*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=76645
*Working Title:* Research Associate
*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff
*Posting Date:* 07-14-2015
*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile
*Posting Number:* 0616806
*Number of Months/Year:* 12
*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled
*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response
*FLSA Exemption Status:* Exempt