Posting Summary: The Department of Medicine, Division of Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Scientist to work in the laboratory of Dr. Judith Woodfolk. This individual will perform research on the development and progression of adaptive immunity to rhinovirus in humans. The position involves conducting experiments on a variety of immune cell types using human-based in vitro/ex vivo systems applied to a viral challenge model.
Candidates must have a PhD in immunology or a related area, and at least 2 years of post-doctoral experience. Demonstrated expertise in cellular immunology and flow cytometry is required. Proficiency in mass cytometry, gene expression profiling and associated computational tools is preferred. A strong commitment to scientific research, excellent written and verbal communication skills, good organizational skills, and the ability to work interactively within an inter-disciplinary team are required.
This position is restricted and is contingent upon funding.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0619057 . Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references and a statement of research interest.
The position will remain open until filled.
For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Judith Woodfolk, via email at email@example.com.
For further information about the application process, please contact Sally Jackson via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone at 434-982-6513.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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