Research Scientist | Charlottesville, VA - Job.com

Research Scientist

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The Department of Cell Biology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville seeks a Research Scientist with experience in live and fixed cell imaging in 3-dimensions. The goal of the research project is to study the role of Arf family GTPases in the recruitment of adaptor complexes that mediate the sorting of membrane proteins in the endocytic pathway of eukaryotic cells.

Candidates must have an MD and/or PhD degree in molecular biology and/or cell biology and 4-7 years' experience and proficiency in molecular biology, imaging and quantitative image analysis, and the cell biology of membrane trafficking. Successful candidates must have effective oral and written communication skills. Independent research experience is strongly preferred.

To apply, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search on posting number 0615146. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of research interest and contact information for three references. The position will remain open to applications until filled.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and 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.

## Required Applicant Documents:

CV / Resume
Cover Letter
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.

*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

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Position Type:* Professional Research Staff

*Department:* Department of Cell Biology

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

*Employment Posting Category:* Professional Research Staff

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=74532

*Working Title:* Research Scientist

*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff

*Posting Date:* 10-01-2014

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

*Posting Number:* 0615146

*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/o Expectation of Continued Employment

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