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.
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.