Posting Summary: The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the laboratory of Prof. Steven Zeichner, MD, PhD. The incumbent will conduct studies investigating HIV and herpesvirus gene expression, particularly as it relates to the control of virus latency and activation from latency, including molecular mechanisms responsible for the control of gene expression, the interactions between the virus and its host cell, particularly with respect to host cell apoptosos. Additional duties will include writing and preparing manuscripts for scientific publication, participation in lab meetings, teaching other members of the lab, and active collaboration with other researchers.
Candidates must have a MD and/or PhD completed by the start date, publications in peer-reviewed journals and less than three years' postdoctoral experience. The candidate must have demonstrated expertise in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, immunology, and cell culture
The Candidates must work independently and ethically, to document all research data applicable, and publish data in qualified journals. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. The candidates should demonstrate potential to be trained as an independent investigator.
Qualified applicants should appy at https:\\jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0616856 or visit jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76711. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a CV, cover letter and contact information for three references.
The position will remain open until filled.
This position is restricted dependent upon continuation of funding.
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.