Postdoctoral Research Associate
Company: University of Virginia
Posted on: June 6, 2021
The Agaisse Lab is advertising post-doctoral positions available
for training in the field of bacterial pathogenesis. The Agaisse
Lab studies the intracellular pathogen Shigella flexneri, which
causes approximately 270 million cases of bacillary dysentery
(blood in stool) worldwide every year, resulting in more than
200,000 deaths. A multi-disciplinary approach will be undertaken to
understand the mechanisms supporting the disease, including
molecular and cellular microbiology, high-throughput imaging, live
confocal microscopy, bacterial and host cell genomics,
bioinformatics and the use of newly developed and unique animal
models of pathogenesis.
- Full-time research or scholarship at the University.
- Preparatory for a full-time academic or research career
- Supervised by a senior scholar, and allows the appointee to
publish the results of his/her research or scholarship
- In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may
- MD or PhD in Immunology or related field.
- Strong background in molecular and cellular biology.
- Experience in the use of in vivo mouse models.
- 1-2 years of tissue culture experience with cell lines and
- A strong track record of publication in peer-reviewed
- A strong work ethic with a high level of self-motivation and
the ability to work effectively both independently and within a
- Strong communication skills.
This position is restricted and contingent on the continuation
Anticipated Hiring Range: Up to $60,000 yearly.
This is a 12-month position as a Postdoctoral Research
Associate. Learn more about this designation here:
To apply please visit UVA job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs,
and search for "R0016160". Complete the application and upload your
CV/Resume and a cover letter. Internal applicants should apply by
logging into Workday and typing in "Find Jobs" in the top search
bar. Questions about the position or application should be directed
to Lauren Jackson, UVA Recruiter at email@example.com. The
selected candidate will be required to complete a background check
at time of offer per University Policy.
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