The Beirne-Carter Immunology Center at the University of Virginia seeks to fill a Research Scientist position to perform sophisticated experimental research in the development of pathogenic antibodies in the areas of autoimmunity and allergy and the role of these antibodies in increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The successful candidates must have experience in murine autoimmune and/or allergy models; in vivo immune signaling experiments, analysis of mouse lymphoid immune composition by high-dimensional flow cytometry and single cell RNA-seq; and culture of primary B cells and T cells. The qualified applicants should have research experience on quantification of tissue pathology in mice and experience with human blood specimens are preferred.
Further, the incumbents will be responsible for ordering lab reagents, maintaining animal colony, generating abstracts and manuscripts of sufficient quality to be published in high impact journals and for supervising undergraduate and graduate students.
Candidates must possess a terminal degree by the start date of the appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD, or equivalent degree in a relative scientific field of study by appointment start date, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. Proven grant writing skills is also important (e.g., post-doctoral awards and/or submitted PI-level grants).
This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.
Priority review of applications will begin May 18, 2022, but the position will remain open until filled.
Complete an application online and attach:
1. Cover letter to include your interest, knowledge, skills, abilities, or experience related to the position
2. Resume or CV
3. Contact information for 3 references
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***Please note that you MUST upload ALL documents into the CV/Resume box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration. ***
For questions about the application process, please contact Michelle Williams, Senior Academic Recruiter, [email protected].
The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check and health screening per University Policy.
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