The Department of Ophthalmology, at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, seeks multiple postdoctoral Research Scientists 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.
For further information about the opportunity please visit http://bims.virginia.edu/faculty/jayakrishna-ambati/.
For further information regarding the application process, please contact Royanne Koogler via email at RLB8Y@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition # R0000059. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).
INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home page, search "Find Jobs", and search for requisition # R0000059. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).
Education: PhD, MD, or equivalent degree(s) by start date.
Experience: One-to-three 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.
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.
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