Employment Opportunities: Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Employment Opportunities: Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

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The Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at the University of Virginia offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and numerous opportunities for advancement. Our outstanding physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, technicians, and administrative support personnel, plus state-of-the-art equipment, provide ample opportunities for career satisfaction and growth.

UVA is located in picturesque Charlottesville, Virginia. Charming for its academic, recreational, and leisure opportunities—including hiking, biking, canoeing, rappelling, golf and other athletics, as well as theater and music—Charlottesville is consistently acclaimed as one of the most livable cities in the country. Shopping, dining and entertainment, as well as convenient proximity to the beach or Washington DC, make Charlottesville an ideal place for families, singles, and active adults.

Research Instructor Position

A Research Instructor position is available in the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at the University of Virginia for several innovative multiple-year research projects on targeted imaging and therapy for cancer, neurologic and cardiovascular disease funded by NIH and other sources.

Candidates should have a PhD in biochemistry, biology or related biomedical science. Strong hands-on experience in cell culture and assays, FACS, cell transfection, molecular biology and cloning techniques, and transmission electron microscopy (cryo-TEM, preferentially), bioluminescence/fluorescence optical imaging will be required. Research expertise in genetically modified viruses and other nanoparticle engineering including gene and siRNA delivery with track record of publications will be essential. In addition, the potential candidate is expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills, to present research at professional meetings, and to supervise interns in the lab along with the principal investigator.

The successful candidate will enjoy the rich research and training opportunities both within the department and the University and its clinical affiliates for career development. The molecular imaging program at UVa is devoted to the development and translation of novel imaging techniques and paradigms ranging from basic investigations to clinical applications, with recently installed cyclotron and PET chemistry laboratory. Please see the web site: http://www.medicine.virginia.edu/clinical/departments/radiology for additional information about imaging research at UVa Salary will be determined based on the experience of the candidate and the University guidelines for professional researcher positions.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu/ and search on posting number 0614560. Complete a candidate profile online and attach a CV, cover letter, research statement and contact information for three references by August 8, 2014.

For additional information regarding the position, please contact Dr. Jiang He at jh6qv@virginia.edu. Please include JH RESEARCH INSTRUCTOR POSITION in the subject title. For additional information about the application process, please contact Nicole Vaughan at nsv3w@virginia.edu.

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