Posting Summary: The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Scientist to work in the laboratory of Prof. Ariel Gomez. The incumbent will conduct studies investigating renin cell fate in the kidney vasculature, particularly the interaction of the renin gene regulatory sequences with other genes in the genome, the chromatin modifications responsible for the phenotype of renin cells and the transcriptional factories/gene-gene interactions responsible for the renin cells phenotype. Additional duties will include writing and preparing manuscripts for scientific publication, participation in lab meetings, teaching other members of the lab, and active collaboration with other researchers.
Candidates must have an MD and/or PhD, publications in peer-reviewed journals and more than three years' postdoctoral experience. The candidate must have demonstrated expertise in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, histology, cell culture and mouse work.
The Candidates must work independently and ethically, document all research data, and publish data in qualified journals. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. The candidates should demonstrate potential to be trained as an independent investigator.
If qualified, submit an application at https://jobs.virginia.edu/ and search for posting 0617438 in the professional research staff listings. Or visit: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77426. In addition to completing a candidate profile, please attach a letter stating your qualifications for this position, a current CV, and the names and contact information of three references. The position will remain open until filled. For further information please contact Greg Haskins at email@example.com.
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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