Postdoctoral Research Associate- Kashatus Lab

Job Description

The Kashatus Lab in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology at the UVA School of Medicine is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on a funded collaborative project on the relationship between mitochondrial dynamics, metabolism and tumor growth in colon cancer. The successful candidate will have experience using murine tumor models and mammalian tissue culture.  Knowledge of mitochondrial biology and metabolism and experience with imaging are a plus.  This project is highly collaborative, and the successful candidate will work closely with systems biologists and other cancer biologists at UVA. 

Minimum Requirements
Education : Doctoral degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong background in tumor biology, mitochondrial biology, or metabolism.

  • Experience with murine tumor models and mammalian tissue culture.

Application Instructions: Please apply through Workday and complete an application online. Include the following documents:

  • A CV/resume

  • A cover letter

  • Contact information for 3 references (name, email, phone number)

All documents can be loaded into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For questions about the application process, please contact E ric Allen , Academic Recruiter. Before a formal offer of employment is extended, the selected candidate will undergo a background check per university policy.

Physical Demands
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines  webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements?and?guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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