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Post Doctoral Research Associate in Microbiology, Dudley Lab - Charlottesville - 22909

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Newcomb Hall, Virginia, US
Closing date
Nov 27, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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UVA School of Medicine [] is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate for the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology [] in the lab of Dr. Andrew Dudley [].
Our laboratory is focused on the tumor microenvironment. We use cutting edge approaches including transcriptomics and genetically engineered mouse models of cancer to study interactions between cancer cells and the vasculature, tumor immune microenvironments, and invasion/metastasis; especially as relates to brain metastases. The ideal candidate would have a PhD with experience in relevant areas of biology, first-author publication(s) in reputable journals, and enjoy working in a highly interactive, creative, and fun setting, centered on conducting exceptional cutting-edge hypothesis-driven research.
Duties Include:
* 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 be assigned.
Review of applications will begin May 24, and will continue until the position is filled. Selected Post Docs must have their completed PhD by the start date. This is a 12-month appointment with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon satisfactory performance and the availability of funding.
Please apply through Workday [], and search for ‘'Post Doctoral Research Associate in Microbiology". Complete an application online with the following documents:
* Cover letter
* CV/resume
* Contact information for three references who can comment on your scholarly accomplishments and promise.
Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'. The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check.
For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Andrew Dudley [], Associate Professor. For questions about the application process, please contact Margaret Weeks [], Academic Recruiter. For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit [] and []. This position cannot offer sponsorship.
COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 [] issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 [] to reflect these new requirements.  

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements [] webpage.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
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