School/Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Internal Medicine
Purpose of Position:
The chief purpose of this position is to support our research mission.
Devote all effort to conducting research involving the investigation of p53 biology and regulation of p53 by the ubiquitin/proteasome system. The holder of the position will also assist in the training of newly hired undergraduates, graduate students, residents and fellows, rotating through the laboratory.
The candidate must have a PhD degree with postdoctoral research experience utilizing advanced molecular techniques, and experience working in the area of p53 biology and regulation of p53 by the ubiquitin/proteasome system.
The candidate must also have a successful publication record and the ability to train others to perform advanced molecular and cellular biology techniques.
The candidate must have at least 3, but not more than 6, years of post-doctoral experience, the ability to design, conduct and supervise a research project, must be a first author on 1 or more publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
Experience in stable and transient gene transfection, advanced DNA replication assays, E3 assays, immunoprecipitation assays, cancer cell biology and genetic engineering and advanced molecular biology techniques are highly desirable.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.vcujobs.comVirginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.