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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Charlottesville

Postdoctoral Research Associate

  • R0040222
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Professional Research Staff
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Virginia is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the Center for Advanced Vision Science whose Director, Dr. Ambati, was a recipient of the 2014 NIH Director's Pioneer Award: https://commonfund.nih.gov/pioneer/Recipients14

Representative Publications:

https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciimmunol.abi4493

https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abj3658

https://www.pnas.org/content/118/6/e2022751118.long

https://www.nature.com/articles/nm.4450

https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.1261754

https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(12)00467-9

https://www.nature.com/articles/nature09830

The candidate must be a strong communicator who works well in a team setting. Good command of written and spoken English is also essential. The ideal candidate will possess significant ophthalmology knowledge and ophthalmic microsurgical experience, or basic science knowledge using advanced techniques in one or more fields encompassing molecular biology or bioinformatics, biochemistry, genomics, protein isolation and characterization, Western, IP, 2-DIGE, ELISA, immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy, RNA isolation and characterization, qPCR, oligo-arrays, in vivo imaging, cell culture and transfection. The candidate will be involved inperforming COVID-19-related ophthalmic research to alleviate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

For further information about the opportunity please visit http://bims.virginia.edu/faculty/jayakrishna-ambati/

Minimum Requirements:
  • PhD, MD, or equivalent degree(s) by start date.
  • One-to-three years of experience in clinical research ora basic science laboratory, with the ability of unsupervised planning, execution, data collection, and analyses.
  • Computer skills are necessary for data analysis and interpretation with expected proficiency in Windows, Office, AdobeSuite applications, SPSS or other statistical software, and ImageJ.


This position is restricted and limited to a 12-month appointment. Postdoctoral Research Associates are individuals who have been awarded a Ph.D., MD, or equivalent doctorate within the previous five years and who will be involved in full-time research or scholarship at the University. Employment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate is viewed as training and is preparatory for a full-time academic or research career, is supervised by a senior scholar, and allows the appointee to publish the results of his/her research or scholarship during the training period. https://postdoc.virginia.edu/postdoc-resources/employment-and-benefits

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please apply through Workday , and search for “R0040222”. Complete an application online and attach a CV/resume and Cover Letter. Please upload these documents in both the CV/Resume section where multiple documents can be uploaded, as well as in the questionnaire when prompted. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching “Find Jobs” in the top search bar. For questions about the position or application process, please contact Ashley Cochran at alc6dk@virginia.edu .

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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