## Posting Summary:
The lab of Dr. Xiaowei Lu in the Department of Cell Biology at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Scientist in a field of cell and developmental biology, specifically mammalian epithelial morphogenesis, to join a group investigating mechanisms of planar cell polarity signaling.
Applicants must have a Ph. D. degree in biomedical sciences, preferably cell biology or developmental biology, 4 to 7 years' experience, and proficiency in molecular and cell biology techniques including recombinant DNA construction, cell culture, primary cell culture, transfection, viral-mediated transduction, immunofluoresence microscopy, mouse embryo harvest and manipulation and cryomicrotomy. Independent research experience is preferred.
To apply, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search on Posting Number 0612161. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of research interest and contact information for three references. Application review will begin 06/08/2013 and the position will remain open to applications until filled.
The University of Virginis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.
## 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.
## Required Applicant Documents:
CV / Resume
Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone
Statement of Research Interest
## 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.
*Rank:* Research Scientist
*Department:* Department of Cell Biology
*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2014
*FLSA Exemption Status:* Exempt
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No
*Posting Date:* 05-29-2013
*Employment Posting Category:* Professional Research Staff
*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=70503
*Anticipated Hiring Range:* 46, 200
*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff
*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
*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response
*Area of Interest:* No Response
*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile
*Posting Number:* 0612161
*Tenure Status:* Tenure Ineligible, w/o Expectation of Continued Employment
*Organization (Position Organization):* 40410 MD-CELL Cell Biology
*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled
*Working Title:* Research Scientist
*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response