Research Scientist | Charlottesville, VA - Job.com

Research Scientist

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## 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 PhD degree in biomedical sciences, preferably cell biology or developmental biology. Qualified applicants must have 4 to 7 years' research experience and proficiency in molecular and cell biology techniques including recombinant DNA construction, cell culture, primary cell culture, transfection, viral-mediated transduction, immunofluorescence 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 0615413. 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

## 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=74874

*Working Title:* Research Scientist

*Anticipated Hiring Range:* 46, 200

*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff

*Posting Date:* 11-18-2014

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

*Posting Number:* 0615413

*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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