Posting Summary: The Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology at the University of Virginia, seeks a Research Associate candidate to work in the laboratory of Dr. Amandeep Bajwa, PhD. The Bajwa lab focuses on the role of dendritic cells in regulating splenic response to injury. We use various acute (kidney ischemia reperfusion and transplant), autoimmune (Type 1 diabetes) and chronic (Fibrosis) models to explore the role of DCs in controlling innate and adaptive immunity.
Candidates must have a PhD in Biomedical Sciences, Immunology or a related discipline and a proven ability to lead a project and supervise and train laboratory personnel in a collaborative setting. Duties also include the formulation and testing of hypotheses; critical analysis of data; preparation of manuscripts and grant proposals; making presentations at local, regional and national levels. Therefore, excellent communication and writing skills are required. The candidate should have hands-on and published experience with animal models of tissue injury and inflammation.
This position is restricted and is contingent upon funding.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0619240. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for 3 references and a statement of research interest. The position will remain open to applications until filled.
For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Amandeep Bajwa via e-mail at email@example.com . For further information about the application process, please contact Nicole Trice via e-mail at TNT6F@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu .
The position will remain open until filled.
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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