Posting Summary: The School of Medicine currently seeks candidates for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Research Support. The position will also hold the title of Laboratory Director and will work closely with the Faculty Director, the Director for Research Infrastructure and the Office of Research Core Administration along with other institutional research resources to ensure integrated support for investigators as well as efficient and effective scientific and fiscal management of the core.
This position is responsible for developing the DNA/RNA Sciences core facility and as such the individual must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate he/she is enthusiastic and capable of interacting with a diverse group of scientists both in the University and with partners outside of the University.
The Office of Research Core Administration supports research cores in the School of Medicine which were established to make research more efficient and cost effective. The cores allow the presence of specialized instruments and personnel that individual laboratories cannot afford. Personnel in the cores provide expertise on the capabilities of their instruments and services and develop new applications for their techniques.
Qualified applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in a biological science or relevant field. In addition, they must have at least three years of DNA and RNA analytics and a background in scientific/laboratory management. Knowledge of assay development and genetics is also required.
Applicants should complete a candidate profile through the Jobs@ website and provide a cover letter, CV, and a list of three references. To apply visit jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting #0619437.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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