Research Associate | Charlottesville, VA - Job.com

Research Associate

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

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 thh9t@Virginia. EDU or via telephone at 434-982-6916.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Sharon Heyka via email at srh5g@Virginia. EDU 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.

## 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

U. Va. will perform background checks including receipt of official transcripts from the institution granting the highest degree for all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer 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.

*Rank:* Research Associate

*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone

*Department:* Department of Neuroscience

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*FLSA Exemption Status:* Exempt

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Posting Date:* 09-24-2015

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule? :* Yes

*Employment Posting Category:* Professional Research Staff

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=77351

*Anticipated Hiring Range:* $33, 300

*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Number of Months/Year:* 12

*Drug Testing Required? (Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included):* No

*Position Type:* Professional Research Staff

*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response

*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile

*Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Posting Number:* 0617374

*Organization (Position Organization):* 40455 MD-NESC Neuroscience

*Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Number of Work Hours Per Week:(format: xx. xxxx):* 40

*Working Title:* Research Associate

*Is this position eligible for Telecommuting? :* Yes

*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

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