Research Scientist

first_imgHours/Week40 University Code33241 For more information on ORP, visit:Retirement Plans Employee GroupUniversity Employee ORP EligibleYes DepartmentDentistry / Philips Institute Preferred Hiring Standards FLSA IndicatorExempt Scope of SearchNational Open Until FilledYes At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity,service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. Apremier, urban, public research university nationally recognized asone of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place towork. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supportedand your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leavepackage, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and anopportunity to do mission-driven work. Job Open Date06/16/2020 Position TypeStaff Job StatusFull-Time Job Category The Research Scientist will apply complex scientific knowledge tocreate and carry out experiments proposed in Dr. Wang’s laboratory.The main focus will be on determining the role of anti-inflammatorysignaling network in regulation of oral bacterial infection inducedperiodontal inflammation and the interaction between oral bacteriaand epithelial cells using the approach of immunology,microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, andanimal models.Specifically, these investigations will include the regulatoryfunction of multiple signaling pathways such as SGK1, JAK3, PI3K,Wnt3-Dvl3, FoxO1 in porphyromonas gingivalis-induced periodontalinflammation. The other focus of this position will be theinteraction between P. gingivalis and epithelial cells, along withthe influence of oral bacteria-mediated immune milieu on theprogression of HNSCC . Additionally, this position must be able todeal with a multi-dimensional working environment that will requireexcellent organizational skills as well as scientific skills.The scientist will also manage while training students, post-docs,graduate students, and other research personnel regardingappropriate laboratory techniques as related to thisresearch. Minimum Hiring Standards CampusMCV Campus Recruitment PoolAll Applicants University TitleScientist 1 Posting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Are you a current VCU employee?YesNo Normal Work Days/HoursMonday – Friday, 8am-5pmcenter_img Posting will close on or before Position Number590190 Working TitleResearch Scientist University Job FamilyResearch – Providers Is this position eligible to participate in alternative workarrangements?No Please note: A Curriculum Vitae, cover letter andthree (3) reference letters must be included with your application.You will not be able to complete your application if any of therequired documents are missing. Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Information Organizational Overview Optional & Required DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationReference Letter – 1Reference Letter – 2Reference Letter – 3Curriculum Vitae (CV)Optional DocumentsOther Document Anticipated Hiring Range$45,000 – $55,000 Is this a restricted position?Yes Sensitive PositionYes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will berequired. Resource CriticalNo Quick Link Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities Ability to analyze mass spectrometry data and experience on PTM(post translational modification) assay Application Process/Additional Information Recruitment TypeSingle Title – Ph.D. in Immunology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology,Tumor Biology or equivalent training and/or experience- Have a wide range of microbiology and immunology, molecularbiology and biochemistry experience and ability- Significant hands-on experience of T cell immune functionassay- Ability to isolate and culture primary cells and cell lines- Experience with molecular cloning- Experience with luciferase-based transcription assays- Experience of analyzing mouse xenograft and 4NQO water tumormodels- Must be self-motivated and reliable- Able to work both independently and as a part of a team- Excellent verbal and written communication skills- Attention to detail in experimental techniques and record keepingis critical- Must keep meticulous records of experimentation procedure andresults both electronically and manually- Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diversefaculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so asan employee at VCU Required Licenses/ Certificationslast_img read more