Posting Summary: The lab of Dr. Xiaowei Lu in the Department of Cell Biology at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Scientist in a field of cell and developmental biology, specifically mammalian epithelial morphogenesis, to join a group investigating mechanisms of planar cell polarity signaling.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in biomedical sciences, preferably cell biology or developmental biology, 4 to 7 years' experience, and proficiency in molecular and cell biology techniques including recombinant DNA construction, cell culture, primary cell culture, transfection, viral-mediated transduction, immunofluoresence microscopy, mouse embryo harvest and manipulation and cryomicrotomy. Independent research experience is preferred.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0612161. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of research interest and contact information for three references. Application review will begin 06/08/2013 and the position will remain open to applications until filled.
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