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Immunologist Research Associate

Blacksburg VA

- M.S, in immunology, inflammation, cell and molecular biology, bioinformatics, or related field - Experience of one or more of the following laboratory techniques: PCR and real-time PCR, isolating genomic DNA from tail snips, managing the genotyping of mouse colonies, Western blot and immunoprecipitation, RNA-seq, histology analyses, and pre-clinical efficacy and safety/toxicity assays - Ability to execute laboratory protocols as instructed by senior lab personnel - Familiarity with standard computer applications such as Word, SAS, PRISM, FlowJo, and Excel - Experience working with BSL-2 pathogens and training in BSL-2 and ABSL-2 procedures - Experience in infectious, immune mediated and chronic inflammatory diseases research - Ability to work adaptively, independently and collaboratively with a transdisciplinary team of researchers - Strong communication skills

Posted On - 8/8/2014 1:33:03 PM

Open (or Multi) Rank Research Faculty Positions

Blacksburg PA

Required Qualifications: - Ph.D. in life sciences, microbiology, genetics, computer science, engineering, biotechnology, mathematics, statistics or related appropriate field(s), with a biological, social science or human health focus. - Reputation as an accomplished leader in the development of important research programs complementing VBI’s research mission. - Experience leading and mentoring in a diverse, team science environment as a project investigator or co-project investigator. - Credentials consistent for appointment to rank of Associate or Full Professor. - Demonstrated record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications and the ability to successfully compete for grant funding. - Articulate leader who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication and negotiation skills. - Ability to serve as a mentor providing strategic direction for research operations. Preferred Qualifications: - Evidence of exceptional performance on extramurally funded collaborative research efforts, preferably in life sciences, social sciences, or human health with a shared informatics perspective. - Experience with high-performance computing, high-volume data generation, visualization and analysis. - Experience working closely with scientific information technology personnel. - Experience working in an academic high performance computing environment; with large scale proposal development; and collaborations with government and corporate research partners. Experience leading large-scale complex projects. Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check Must have a conviction check: Yes

Posted On - 5/28/2014 9:51:51 AM

Software Development Specialist

Blacksburg VA

Required Qualifications: - MS in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent field. BS degree with significant professional related experience may be considered (required for rank of Project Associate). - PhD in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent field with professional related experience. MS degree with substantial professional experience may be considered (required for rank of Senior Project Associate). - Demonstrated experience building multiple, robust, deployed software systems in a professional setting, with significant numbers of users. - Proven expertise in Java back-end, web services and web application development, using a major IDE, established build tools, established object relational frameworks and established MVC/UI development frameworks. - Extensive experience using a major CMS system for complex website development with distributed content contribution. - Extensive web development experience using HTML and CSS. - Extensive Javascript development experience using major, established Javascript frameworks. - Experience using and building REST services. - Extensive experience with major relational databases. - Experience in the use of common code repository systems. - Demonstrated comfort with Linux. - Experience working with an iterative development process. - Strong algorithm and software development skills. - Demonstrated experience in developing, revising and controlling technical documentation of a complex system. - Creative, independent, and highly motivated, with good communication skills - Strong work habits including the ability to work independently as well as within a development team and the ability to manage multiple, concurrent tasks. Preferred Qualifications: - Experience with prominent Java tools, frameworks and application servers, ideally including: Play, Spring, RichFaces, Servlets/JSP/JSF, Hibernate, EBean, JBoss, JBoss Portal, Eclipse and Maven. - Experience with the ExpressionEngine CMS, including custom development using PHP and CodeIgniter. - Experience with HTML5 and CSS3, including the use of CSS preprocessors Sass and LESS. - Experience with Javascript frameworks and tools, ideally including: JQuery, Angular, Boostrap, Vanilla and Grunt. - Experience in mobile app development using Phonegap/Cordova for iOS and Android platforms. - Experience with configuration and advanced use of Oracle, MySQL and PostgreSQL. - Experience with Git and Subversion. - Experience with VM management tools, including: Puppet, Vagrant, Bower, NPM and Proxmox. - Experience with automated testing and CI tools, ideally including: JUnit, TestNG, Selenium, Hudson, Continuum, Nexus and Archiva. - Demonstrated experience architecting or leading the development of one or more robust, deployed software systems in a professional environment, with significant numbers of users (required at rank of Senior Project Associate). - Advanced SQL and relational database modeling/design and development skills (required at rank of Senior Project Associate). - Experience with common database and software design and modeling tools and techniques, including the use of ERD and UML diagrams. (required at rank of Senior Project Associate) - Experience with common database and software design and modeling tools and techniques, including the use of ERD and UML diagrams. (required at rank of Senior Project Associate) Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check Must have a conviction check: Yes

Posted On - 5/28/2014 9:47:37 AM

Statisticians & Quantitative Social Scientists

Arlington VA

Required Qualifications: Required qualifications for all candidates Qualifications for all research faculty ranks unless otherwise specified: - Ph.D. in statistics or social and behavioral sciences, or in a very closely related field. - Willingness to work in a team science environment - Experience with advanced approaches to statistical and quantitative social science data-driven model development in the areas related to SDAL thrusts. - Demonstrated strong computational, analytical, academic writing and public speaking skills. - Experience with statistical software systems, programming and data bases. - Experience in developing publications based on individual research and evidence of publications in peer-reviewed journals. Required qualifications for advanced and senior rank candidates - Credentials equivalent at assistant, associate and full professor (required for senior level ranks). - Experience in grant identification, proposal preparation and execution (required for senior level ranks). - Experience working with federal, state, and local government entities (required for senior and advanced level ranks). Preferred Qualifications: - Experience with using many sources of data, both traditional ones such as surveys, and unstructured ones, such as images, sensors, and social media. Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check Must have a conviction check: Yes

Posted On - 5/28/2014 9:37:11 AM

Research Asst. Professor-Computational Biologist

Blacksburg VA

The successful candidate will have: •Ph.D., in bioinformatics and computational biology, or related field. •Training in host-pathogen interaction, immunology, inflammation, or microbiome research. •Participated in the development of extramural funding submissions. •Research interests aligned with the NIMML and VBI programmatic goals. •Demonstrated expertise in mRNA and miRNA sequencing analyses. •Demonstrated record of publication in high impact journals peer-reviewed journals. •Capable of working in a team science environment with a strong inclination for transdisciplinary and translational science. •Creativity, independence, and self-motivation, with good communication skills. Preferences: •Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a vigorous externally funded. •Domain knowledge or expertise in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science or other disciplines with training and expertise in computational analysis. •Experience in software development and working knowledge in standard languages such as C/C++, Perl, R, SQL, Java and HTML. •Experience in translational systems biology, statistical computing and portal science.

Posted On - 4/10/2014 9:07:00 AM

Postdoctoral Associate in Immunology

Blacksburg VA

The successful candidate will have: •Ph.D., D.V.M. or M.D. in immunology, inflammation, cell and molecular biology or related field. •Training in immunology or inflammation research •Demonstrated expertise in flow cytometry, cell culture assays, molecular biology and recombinant DNA techniques •Demonstrated record of publication in high impact journals peer-reviewed journals. •Demonstrated expertise in mouse experimentation. •Excellent organizational, time management, and multitasking skills. •Capable of working in a team environment and a strong inclination for trans-disciplinary science. •Creative, independent, and self-motivated, with good communication skills. •Excellent organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills. Preferences will be given to candidates who possess knowledge or experience in inflammation, autoimmune disorders, infectious disease and/or nuclear receptor biology; expertise in both basic and clinical immunology research; grant writing experience; previous expertise in mouse models of gastroenteric pathogens; and computational/bioinformatics skills and expertise.

Posted On - 3/31/2014 3:43:49 PM

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