Post-Doctoral Scientist - Dr. Lima's laboratory

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 01, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title PD - Post Doctoral Position Number P00001 Working Title Post-Doctoral Scientist - Dr. Lima's laboratory Department Biology Organizational Overview

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Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range 50,004 Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Post Doc Hours/Week Full-time Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Research Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Description of the Job

A post-doctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Santiago Lima in the VCU Department of Biology. The Lima lab is investigating the role that alterations in sphingolipid metabolism play in cancer, and a postdoctoral associate is being recruited to conduct research related to this area.

Required Qualifications

Candidates should have a PhD in a biological field and less than 3 years of post-doctoral experience, along with expertise in cell culture, molecular biology, and related methods

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with experience in any of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: in vitro transformation models, lentiviral delivery techniques, CRISPR, invasion, migration, and/or soft agar assays, immunofluorescence.

Job Open Date 09/01/2020 Remove from posting on or before 10/15/2020 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For more information, please contact Dr. Santiago Lima ( To be considered for the position, candidate must submit a curriculum vitae or resume, and the contact information for three references by clicking on the “Apply for this Job” above or through

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Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Reference Letter - 1
  4. Reference Letter - 2
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

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