Posting Summary: The Tung Lab at the Carter Center for Immunology Research is seeking a Research Associate. The research associate will be involved in research studies focusing on regulatory T cells and autoimmunity of the testes and ovaries.
It is expected that the successful applicant carry out their project independently, which includes planning and setting up experiments; knowing, understanding, and being able to perform the necessary techniques; analysis and evaluation of obtained data, with the goal of publishing and securing extramural funding; keep up with the literature; participate in lab meetings and journal clubs; and carry out their share of general lab duties. Intellectual and technical help will be provided.
The qualified candidate must have a PhD in Microbiology, Immunology, or related field in hand by start-date.
To apply visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on posting #0619226. Applicants should complete a candidate profile through the Jobs@ website and provide a cover letter, CV, statement of research interest, and a list of three references.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the 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.