Postdoctoral Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Mar 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Microbiology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-22-2016

Posting Summary:
The Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology at the University of Virginia seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the laboratory of Dr. Anna Cliffe. The position will involve working with primary neurons and animal models to investigate the molecular mechanisms of Herpes Simplex Virus latency and neuronal specific response to viral infection. Specific projects include the compartmentalization of immune responses in neurons, the role of epigenetics in HSV latency and reactivation and the changes associated with neuronal maturation and aging.

The successful candidate must be a recent PhD graduate or have a PhD in hand by the start and have demonstrated expertise in virology, innate immunity, epigenetics or neuronal biology.

This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.

Applicants should complete a candidate profile through the Jobs@UVa website and provide a cover letter, CV, and a list of three references. To apply visit and search for posting #0619587. Any questions about this position may be sent directly to: Marie-Louise Hammarskjold and David Rekosh, Department of Microbiology, PO Box 800734 UVA Health System,Charlottesville, VA 22908 or via email:;

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

E-mail a Friend:


Similar jobs

Similar jobs