The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia is seeking a Research Scientist to work in the laboratory of Dr. Michael Engel, incoming Director of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.
The successful candidate will serve as leader of day-to-day laboratory operations, provide scientific and technical guidance on experimental design, conduct and interpretation and also perform studies needed to advance the missions of our research program. This is a leadership position within the Engel lab, and the successful candidate will serve as the principle investigator's scientific partner. They should possess strong organizational skills to enable the administrative, regulatory and operational needs of the lab. They should also possess excellent verbal and written communication skills to facilitate our training mission and to contribute to preparation of research proposals and manuscripts.
Please attach your curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to your application.
For questions regarding this position, contact Greg Haskins at GPH3Z@virginia.edu.
The position will remain open until filled.
Internal Number: R0000944
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