Posting Summary: The Center for Cell Signaling at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Associate (postdoc) to work in the laboratory of Bryce Paschal, Ph.D. on studies of nuclear transport in human disease. Possible projects include the role of kinase signaling and nuclear transport in epilepsy; nuclear lamina and chromatin structure in Progeria; and ubiquitin E3 ligases and transcription in prostate cancer. The successful candidate must have a recent Ph.D. in a discipline such as biochemistry, cell biology, or neuroscience; direct experience with cell signaling, cell culture, and molecular biology; one or more publications in peer-reviewed journals; outstanding oral communication and writing skills; and the capacity to interact with and supervise trainees in the lab.
Qualified individuals are invited to submit an application at https://jobs.virginia.edu/ and search for posting 0614289 in the professional research staff listings. Complete a candidate profile, and attach a letter stating why you are qualified for this position as well as your long-term career goals. Include a current CV, and the names and contact information for three references. Applicant review will begin June 10, 2014, and the position will remain open until filled. For information only (please do not send application material), contact Liz Hupp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.