Posting Summary: The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Virginia seeks multiple postdoctoral Research Associates to work in the Center for Advanced Vision Science whose Director, Dr. Ambati, was a recipient of the 2014 NIH Director's Pioneer Award: https://commonfund.nih.gov/pioneer/Recipients14.
Dynamic and talented individuals are sought to join a vibrant group that has made pioneering contributions to ocular biology and innate immunity. Applicants should hold PhD, MD, or equivalent degree(s) by start date, and 1 to 3 years of experience in a basic science laboratory, with the ability of unsupervised planning, execution, data collection, and analyses. The candidate must be a strong communicator who works well in a team setting. Good command of written and spoken English are essential.
The ideal candidate will possess significant basic science knowledge using advanced techniques in one or more fields encompassing molecular biology or bioinformatics, genomics, protein isolation and characterization, Western, IP, 2-DIGE, ELISA, immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy, RNA isolation and characterization, qPCR, oligo-arrays, in vivo imaging, cell culture and transfection.
Computer skills are necessary for data analysis and interpretation with expected proficiency in Windows, Office, AdobeSuite applications, SPSS or other statistical software, and ImageJ.
If interested please email your CV, cover letter and three references to Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally you will need to apply online at: https://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79683. Complete a candidate profile online and attach a CV, cover letter and contact information for three references.
The position will remain open until filled.
For further information regarding the application process, please contact Greg Haskins via email at email@example.com.
For further information about the opportunity please visit http://bims.virginia.edu/faculty/jayakrishna-ambati/
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.