The Department of Neuroscience, at the University of Virginia
School of Medicine, is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to
work in the lab of Dr. Tajie Harris. The successful candidate will
perform research in the field of innate immunity to CNS infection.
The laboratory aims to elucidate the mechanisms by which the innate
immune response is activated by infection. The laboratory utilizes
multiphoton microscopy, confocal microscopy, flow cytometry,
immunohistochemistry, and other techniques to understand how immune
cells function in immune-privileged tissues. The successful
candidate will join the center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG)
at the University of Virginia, a dynamic research environment with
state-of-the-art microscopy and flow cytometry facilities.
Qualified candidates must have an MD or a PhD in Immunology,
Microbiology, Neuroscience, or a related field in hand by the start
date and must have at least one publication in a peer-reviewed
journal. Extensive experience with flow cytometry (8 color or
more), confocal microscopy, and a basic knowledge of cellular
immunology techniques is preferred but not required. The ability to
work independently and with a diverse group of scientists is
This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on
funding and satisfactory performance.
Priority review of applications will begin on September 21,
2020, but the position will remain open until filled.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the
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search for requisition # R0011313. Complete an application online
and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for
three references (name, email address, telephone number,
INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home
page, search "Find Jobs", and search for requisition # R0011313.
Complete an application online and attach a cover letter,
CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name,
email address, telephone number, address).
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Dr. Tajie Harris, Associate Professor, at email@example.com .
For additional information about the application process, please
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