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Research Scientist

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia invites candidates, excited for the opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative research environment, to apply for a Research Scientist position. The incumbent will perform research for the further development of front-end electron transfer dissociation mass spectrometry instrumentation as well as for development of instrument control software to enable efficient use of front-end electron transfer dissociation. The incumbent will develop methods for the application of electron transfer dissociation to the challenges associated with de novo sequence analysis of intact proteins. The incumbent will also be responsible for the development of reagents and methods that facilitate charge enhancement of peptides and proteins in the gas phase.

Completion of the Ph. D. degree in Chemistry or a related discipline is required. Candidates must have effective oral and written communication skills, extensive programming skills, detailed understanding of instrument control language for orbitrap instrumentation, and at least five years of experience working with (a) electron transfer dissociation, high resolution mass spectrometry, (b) synthetic organic chemistry and (c) approaches for de novo sequence analysis of proteins and class I MHC peptides. Renewal of this appointment is contingent upon satisfactory performance and the continued availability of research funds. Candidates with demonstrated relevant laboratory skills are preferred.

To apply, please submit a candidate profile on-line through Jobs@UVA (https://jobs. virginia. edu) and electronically attach the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three references with whom you have worked directly; search on posting number 0611448.

Review of applications will begin February 28, 2013; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Dr. Donald Hunt (dfh@virginia. edu).

Questions regarding the Candidate Profile process or Jobs@UVA should be directed to:
Valerie Dudding (vnh6y@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 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

The University of Virginia may require criminal history background check as a condition 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.

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Organization (Position Organization):* 31695 AS-Chemistry

*Rank:* Research Scientist

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Position Type:* Professional Research Staff

*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone

*Department:* Department of Chemistry

*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2013

*Employment Posting Category:* Professional Research Staff

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=69484

*Working Title:* Research Scientist

*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff

*Posting Date:* 02-07-2013

*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile

*Posting Number:* 0611448

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred 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

*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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