Research Associate

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-09-01
Req: R0017043

UVA School of Medicine is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate for the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology. Postdoctoral employment is temporary and is normally limited to an individual who has been awarded a Ph.D. 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.

Our laboratory is focused on specific mechanisms of apoptotic cell clearance, including the receptors, immunometabolism, and solute carrier proteins involved in efficient cell clearance. We use cutting edge approaches including transcriptomics, metabolomics, and mouse models of human disease. The ideal candidates would have a PhD with experience in relevant areas of biology, first-author publication(s) in reputable journals, and enjoy working in a highly interactive, creative, and fun setting, centered on conducting exceptional cutting-edge hypothesis-driven research.

Duties Include:

  • Full-time research or scholarship at the University.
  • Preparatory for a full-time academic or research career
  • Supervised by a senior scholar, and allows the appointee to publish the results of his/her research or scholarship
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Doctoral degree.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please apply through Workday, and search for “R0017043”. Complete an application online and attach a CV/resume and cover letter in the same box labeled CV/Resume. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching “Find Jobs” in the top search bar. This position is restricted and limited to 12 months of employment. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification. (FSAKA).


The University of Virginia, including 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.

 

 

 

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Posted: 9/10/2020
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