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Research Associate

Charlottesville

Research Associate

  • R0042986
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Professional Research Staff
  • The University of Virginia
The Kuyumcu-Martinez lab in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics at the University of Virginia School of Medicine seeks applicants for Research Associate positions.

The Kuyumcu-Martinez lab has several projects to determine how specific RNA binding proteins regulate pre-mRNA splicing and polyadenylation in the heart and how dysregulation of these RNA binding proteins leads to adult and congenital heart diseases. The projects involve multipronged approaches including state of the art RNA-sequencing methods using primary cardiomyocytes, endothelial cells, induced pluripotent stem cells and/or mouse models of heart disease and development.

Postdoctoral employment is temporary and is normally limited to an individual who has been awarded a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate within the previous five years and who will be involved in full-time research or scholarship at the University. Employment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate is viewed as training and is preparatory for a full-time academic or research career, is supervised by a senior scholar, and allows the appointee to publish the results of his/her research or scholarship during the training period.
  • Full-time research or scholarship at the University.
  • Preparatory for a full-time academic or research career
  • Supervised by a senior scholar, and allows the appointee to publish the results of his/her research or scholarship
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
  • Familiarity with molecular science software; education in either : 1) an appropriate application domain (biophysics, etc.) or 2) computer science/computer engineering.
  • Excellent prior productivity in scientific and software outputs, as demonstrated by publications, contributions to scientific software projects, etc.
  • Familiarity with modern open-source software engineering practices and tools (github, continuous integration, etc).


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Doctoral degree
Experience: None
Licensure: None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

The selected applicant will be required to complete a background check and health screen prior to their first day of employment per university policy.

This is a restricted position and continuation is dependent on the availability of funding and satisfactory performance

Priority application review will begin January 12th , 2023, but the position will remain open until filled.

TO APPLY:

PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for “R0042986"

PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for “R0042986”

Complete an application online and attach:

• CV/Resume

• Cover Letter detailing your interest in this position

Please note that you MUST upload ALL documents into the CV/Resume box.

Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.

For questions about the application process please contact Eric Allen, Academic Recruiter @ uth9qh@virginia.edu

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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