Posting Summary: The University of Virginia, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease and International Health seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the Marie Laboratory.
Successful candidates will possess excellent interpersonal skills (as evidenced by ability to work in a team, mentor students, supervise technicians), organizational skills (as evidenced by ability to self-motivate, plan in advance and adhere to deadlines), and excellent oral and written communication skills (as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, grant applications, presentations).
Candidates must have demonstrated ability to: work independently, mentor students, design and carry out experiments, critically evaluate and analyze data using appropriate statistical tests, write research papers and reviews, identify and apply for grant funding opportunities, and present work orally at conferences.
Candidates must have a PhD in Molecular or Cell Biology, Microbiology, Immunology or a related field or an MD with relevant research experience.
Experience in the following areas is desirable: cell and molecular biology, flow cytometry, CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing, viral transfections, microscopy, stem cell biology, genetics.
This position is restricted and contingent upon continued funding.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0620799, complete a Candidate Profile on-line, attach a cover letter, current CV, contact information for 3 references and Statement of Research Interest. 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.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.