Research Associate

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a Research Associate to study projects related to Cancer Biology, Cancer Diagnostics and Cancer Therapy (e. g. focused ultrasound, ionizing radiation, chemotherapy, targeted therapies, nanotechnologies and biological therapies).

The incumbent will perform molecular, cellular and animal models studies on combination therapy to improve therapeutic responses of cancer (e. g. melanoma, prostate, ovarian, pancreatic, breast, etc). The successful candidate is expected to be self-motivated and capable of working independently and performing assigned research on his/her own initiative with a minimum of direction, but also to be able to work in a team when the research requires it.

The position requires a DVM, PharmD, MD, or PhD (any one or a combination) by appointment start date. Experience working with animals, cell culture, basic molecular, immunology, and cellular biology techniques is required.

Experience working with biomedical engineering, ultrasound and inflammation is preferred.

To apply, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search for Posting Number 0617316. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line, attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and contact information for three references.

The position will remain open until filled.

For more information about the UVa Cancer Center, please visit: http://www. healthsystem. virginia. edu/internet/cancer/
For additional information about the position, please contact Jamie DeVore at jamie@virginia. edu or 434-924-5564. For questions about the application process, please contact Human Resources at 434-982-0123.

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.

## Employment Conditions for Faculty

U. Va. will perform background checks including receipt of official transcripts from the institution granting the highest degree for all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

## 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:* Department of Radiation Oncology

*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2015

*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:* 09-18-2015

*Location:* Charlottesville

*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=77284

*Anticipated Hiring Range:* Dependent on Credentials

*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff

*Posting Number:* 0617316

*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:* Yes

*Shift:* DayEveningNightRotatingWeekend

*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):* 41150 MD-RONC Radiation Oncology

*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:* Research Associate

*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

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