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Research Position at University of Virginia

Research Position at University of Virginia

Country: USA
City: Charlottesville
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Research Position at the University of Virginia, United States

Position title: Immunology Research Scientist

Position summary

The University of Virginia invites an expert position in Immunology Research Scientist to work on work on the NIH-funded project to model immunity and inflammation outside the body using ex vivo lymph nodes from humans and animals. The successful appointee will lead an arm of this project, working in collaboration with other laboratories as needed. In addition to that, the position will also provide leadership in the area of immunology and inflammation by assisting in the training of graduate and undergraduate students, providing assistance with immunological assays and flow cytometry for other lab members, and managing relevant protocols for working with human tissue and animal models.

In addition, the research scientist will help maintain a collegial lab culture, maintain detailed scientific records of their work, and help keep laboratory safety regulations.  Depending on the interests of the candidate, there will also be opportunities to write high-quality scientific papers, aid in grant proposals, and present at national and/or international conferences.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in Immunology or a related discipline by the appointment start date, or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 3 years hands-on experience in the immunology laboratory.
  • Knowledge of multi-color flow cytometry for immune cell populations, analysis of gene expression, and assays of protein concentration such as ELISA or ELIspot.
  • Strong writing ability is necessary.

About the University of Virginia

The University of Virginia is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It is famous for its historic foundations, student-run honor code, and secret societies. UVA is the flagship university of Virginia and home to Jefferson’s Academical Village, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The University of Virginia offers 121 majors across the eight undergraduate and three professional schools. Overall, the University of Virginia offers 48 bachelor’s degrees, 94 master’s degrees, 55 doctoral degrees, 6 educational specialist degrees, and 2 first-professional degrees (Medicine and Law) to its students. There are more than 35,000 students commencing studies in a wide range of faculties. In addition to that, as of 2013, the University of Virginia was one of only two public universities in the United States that had a Triple-A credit rating from all three major credit rating agencies.


Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline22 December,2019
Company NameUniversity of Virginia



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