Posting Summary: The Department of Cell Biology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville seeks a Research Scientist with experience in live and fixed cell imaging in 3-dimensions. The goal of the research project is to study the role of Arf family GTPases in the recruitment of adaptor complexes that mediate the sorting of membrane proteins in the endocytic pathway of eukaryotic cells.
Candidates must have an MD and/or PhD degree in molecular biology and/or cell biology and 4-7 years' experience and proficiency in molecular biology, imaging and quantitative image analysis, and the cell biology of membrane trafficking. Successful candidates must have effective oral and written communication skills. Independent research experience is strongly preferred.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on posting number 0615146. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of research interest and contact information for three references. The position will remain open to applications until filled.
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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