Working Title: Research Associate
Position Type: Professional Research Staff
Department: Department of Medicine, Nephrology Division
Posting Date: 02-05-2018
The Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology at the University of Virginia, seeks a Research Associate candidate to work in the laboratory of Dr. Mark Okusa, MD. Dr. Okusa is studying immune mechanisms of acute kidney injury. His preclinical/basic studies use genetically manipulated mice in understanding mechanisms of AKI. State-of-the-art techniques are employed including optogenetics, imaging flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, and Seahorse.
Candidates must have a PhD in Biology, Physiology, Immunology or Pathology or equivalent in hand by start date, and a proven ability to lead a project and supervise and train laboratory personnel in a collaborative setting. Duties also include the formulation and testing of hypotheses; critical analysis of data; preparation of manuscripts and grant proposals; making presentations at local, regional and national levels. Therefore, excellent communication and writing skills are required.
This position is restricted and is contingent upon funding.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0622603. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for 3 references and a statement of research interest.
For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Mark Okusa via e-mail at [email protected]
For further information about the application process, please contact Pamela Sprouse via e-mail at [email protected]
The position will remain open until filled.
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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