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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Charlottesville

Postdoctoral Research Associate

  • R0036122
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Professional Research Staff
  • The University of Virginia
The Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health in the University of Virginia's School of Medicine seeks a highly driven Postdoctoral Research Associate to head novel multidisciplinary projects. This position will focus on basic research in innate and adaptive immunity and the influence of commensal bacteria, infections, or host factors on the outcome of intestinal and lung diseases.

Candidates may have a Ph.D. degree in any field by the start date. However, the applicant must have a tangible track record in microbiology, epigenetics, infectious disease or immunology as assessed by first and mid author publications. The applicant should have a record of independent ideas or inventions taken from concept to validation and reporting. Willingness and aptitude to receive training and work in BSL2 and BSL3 laboratories, as well as work with vertebrate animal models and infectious agents is required. The applicant must be able to meet requirements to qualify to work in a BSL3 laboratory. Experience with the execution and analysis of high dimensional, next generation, single cell experiments, such as, but not limited to, the 10X Genomics platform or spectral cytometry, is required.



Responsibilities:
  • Full-time research or scholarship at the University.
  • Preparation for a full-time academic or research career
  • Being supervised by a senior scholar, which allows the appointee to publish the results of his/her research or scholarship
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


This is a one-year appointment. However, the appointment may be renewed for additional one-year increments contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance. The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

This position will remain open until filled. This is an Exempt level, benefited position. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance . The University will perform background checks / health screens on new hires prior to employment.For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, Senior Recruiter at das6zb@virginia.edu.

How to Apply:

Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration, please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday , and search for ‘ R0036122 ' . Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for ‘ R0036122 .’ Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Doctoral degree
Experience: None
Licensure: None

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 visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines 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.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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