Working Title: Research Associate
Position Type: Professional Research Staff
Department: Department of Neuroscience
Posting Date: 09-24-2015
The Harris Laboratory in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate. The successful candidate will perform research in the field of immune regulation during CNS infection. The laboratory aims to elucidate the mechanisms by which regulatory T cells function in the CNS in order to limit immune-mediated pathology. The laboratory utilizes multiphoton microscopy, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, among other techniques to understand how immune cells function in immune-privileged tissues. The successful candidate will join the Center for Brain Immunology and Glia at the University of Virginia, which provides access to state-of-the-art microscopy and flow cytometry facilities.
Qualified candidates must have an M.D. and/or a Ph.D. in Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, or a related field in hand by start date, and must have at least one publication in a peer-reviewed journal. Extensive experience with flow cytometry (8 color or more) or confocal microscopy and a basic knowledge of cellular immunology techniques is required. The ability to work independently, yet also interact well with a diverse group of scientists and students is essential.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0617374. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, cover letter, contact information for three references and a statement of Research Interest. Applicant review will begin October 2, 2015, and the position will remain open until filled.
For further information about the position, please contact Tajie H. Harris, PhD via email at [email protected] or via telephone at 434-982-6916.
For questions regarding the application process, please contact Sharon Heyka via email at [email protected] or via telephone at 434-924-9108.
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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