Research Assistant

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 20, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title PD - Post Doctoral Position Number P00001 Working Title Research Assistant Department Internal Medicine Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $52,704 Campus MCV Campus Position Type Post Doc Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category 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 Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical No Description of the Job

Post-doctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. Ronald Gartenhaus.
This laboratory studies abnormal post-transcriptional/translational gene regulation, oncogenic signaling cascades, the impact of rewired cellular energy homeostasis on the translational apparatus and how they can be exploited for targeted therapy in Hematologic Malignancies (Dai, Oncogene 2016; Bhalla, Scientific Reports 2018; Kapadia, Nature Comm 2018; Bhalla, Scientific Reports 2020)
The laboratory is in a research building with state-of-the-art facilities including core facilities for confocal microscopy, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, next-generation sequencing, bioinformatics, transgenic mice, etc.

Required Qualifications

Interested candidates should have a recent Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology, molecular genetics or cell biology.
Candidates with prior experience in the needed laboratory methods and a clear career goal are encouraged to apply.
Ability to work collaboratively and efficiently in a diverse work environment is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Interest/experience in Bioinformatics would be useful.

Job Open Date 11/20/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link Supplemental Questions

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

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