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Research Scientist


Research Scientist

  • R0032929
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Professional Research Staff
  • The University of Virginia
General Faculty Members whose primary responsibilities include teaching, research, professional practice, or clinical service without encompassing the full scope of responsibilities expected from tenure-track faculty positions (e.g., an academic general faculty member could have primary responsibilities for research with minimal or no responsibility for classroom instruction, or have primary responsibilities for teaching and/or clinical practice without research obligations).

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine seeks a Research Scientist to work in the lab of Dr. Kwon Park . The candidate will join the department's highly collaborative research group. The successful candidate will contribute to developing research grant proposals and may pursue independent research funding that complements ongoing lab research. Successful candidates must have effective oral and written communication skills as evidenced by a solid track record of scientific manuscripts and presentations.

Minimum Requirements

Education: Ph.D. or terminal degree. ABD may be accepted. Preference given to applicants with post-doctoral research experience.

Application Instructions

Please apply through Workday and complete an application online. Include the following documents:
  • A CV/resume
  • A cover letterdetailing your unique skillset for addressing complex biomedical questions
  • Contact information for 3 referees

All documents can be loaded into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For questions about and assistance with the application process, please contact Eric Allen, Academic Recruiter @ uth9qh@virginia.edu . Before a formal offer of employment is extended, the selected candidate will undergo a background check per university policy. This restricted position. The p osition will remain open until filled.

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.

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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