## Posting Summary:
The Department of Cell Biology at the University of Virginia is seeking a Research Scientist to work in the laboratory of Dr. John C Herr. This individual will work as a cell and reproductive translational researcher bridging basic reproductive biology with gynecological oncology to study reproductive tumors and develop immunotherapeutic agents and companion diagnostics.
Candidates must have a Ph. D. in Applied Biology, postdoctoral experience in reproductive cancer biology and have extensive experience in immunological methods such as immunohistochemistry, IIF, Western blotting and be well versed with molecular biology techniques. The candidate must be able to demonstrate skills with small animal handling, production of antibodies, establishing tumor xenograft models, and tumor cell killing assays. The candidate should also have a strong background in female reproductive biology, particularly uterine and ovarian biology, and experience in reproductive tumors is preferred. Candidate must be able to work independently and guide research students.
To apply, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu; and search on posting number 0612429. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. The position will be open until filled.
The University of Virginia 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. *
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## 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):* 40410 MD-CELL Cell Biology
*Rank:* Research Scientist
*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 Cell Biology
*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2014
*Employment Posting Category:* Professional Research Staff
*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=70876
*Working Title:* Research Scientist
*Anticipated Hiring Range:* 46, 200
*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff
*Posting Date:* 07-02-2013
*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile
*Posting Number:* 0612429
*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/ Expectation of Continued Employment