## Posting Summary:
The Harris lab in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia seeks a candidate for a postdoctoral researcher.
The candidate must hold a PhD in Microbiology or Immunology by the start date. The candidate must have strong background in molecular parasitology and immunology.
Required skills include generation of knockout strains of Toxoplasma gondii, confocal microscopy, widefield fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry, cell culture, in vitro antigen presentation assays, and real time PCR. A strong publication record is required.
To apply, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search on Posting Number 0613693. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. Applicant review will begin March 3, 2014 and the position will remain open until filled.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
## University Leadership Characteristics:
*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *
University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.
## Employment Conditions for Faculty
The University of Virginia may require criminal history background check as a condition of employment.
## EO/AA Statement:
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No
*Organization (Position Organization):* 40455 MD-NESC Neuroscience
*Rank:* Research Associate
*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
*Position Type:* Professional Research Staff
*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone
*Department:* Department of Neuroscience
*Employment Posting Category:* Professional Research Staff
*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=72622
*Working Title:* Research Associate
*Anticipated Hiring Range:* $34, 000 - $40, 000
*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff
*Posting Date:* 02-21-2014
*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile
*Posting Number:* 0613693
*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled
*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response
*Tenure Status:* Tenure Ineligible, w/o Expectation of Continued Employment