Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate

Job description

Working Title: Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Ophthalmology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 01-10-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Virginia seeks multiple Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Associates to work in the Center for Advanced Vision Science whose Director, Dr. Ambati, was a recipient of the 2014 NIH Director's Pioneer Award:

Dynamic and talented individuals are sought to join a vibrant group that has made pioneering contributions to ocular biology and innate immunity. Applicants must hold PhD, MD, or equivalent degree(s) by start date, and 1 to 3 years of experience in a basic science laboratory, with the ability of unsupervised planning, execution, data collection, and analyses. The candidate must be a strong communicator who works well in a team setting. Good command of written and spoken English are essential.

The ideal candidate will possess significant basic science knowledge using advanced techniques in one or more fields encompassing molecular biology or bioinformatics, 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.

Computer skills are necessary for data analysis and interpretation with expected proficiency in Windows, Office, AdobeSuite applications, SPSS or other statistical software, and ImageJ.

Representative Publications:

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0622100. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. Additionally, please email your CV, cover letter and three references to Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati at [email protected]
The positions will remain open until filled.

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Pamela Sprouse via email at [email protected]

For further information about the opportunity please visit

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

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Posted: 2/28/2018
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