University of Virginia Research Associate in Charlottesville, Virginia

Posting Summary:

Two Postdoctoral Research Associate positions are available in the Kipnis Lab in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia to study the role of immune cells and the newly discovered meningeal lymphatics in healthy and diseased CNS.

The Kipnis Lab is a member of a dynamic Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG), equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, and surrounded by highly collaborative groups, and members of the center, with interests ranging from brain infections to demyelination in Multiple Sclerosis and autism. The University of Virginia is located in picturesque and historical Charlottesville, with outstanding schools and affordable housing, and is less than two hours from Washington, DC and only an hour away from Richmond, VA. Salaries and benefits that will be offered are highly competitive.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in hand by the start date and are expected to have at least one first-authored manuscript in a top-tier journal. Expertise in either molecular neuroscience, electrophysiology, immunology, molecular cell biology, or bioinformatics is required. Passionate and motivated candidates who work well in a busy lab environment are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0617123. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. The positions will remain open until filled.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment Conditions for Faculty

U.Va. will perform background checks including receipt of official transcripts from the institution granting the highest degree for all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Organization (Position Organization): 40455 MD-NESC Neuroscience

Rank: Research Associate

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Location: Charlottesville

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Required Applicant Documents: CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone

Department: Department of Neuroscience

Employment Posting Category: Professional Research Staff

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Working Title: Research Associate

Appointment Type: Professional Research Staff

Posting Date: 08-20-2015

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Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting): Candidate Profile

Posting Number: 0617123

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Posting for UVA Employees Only: No Response

Tenure Status: Tenure Ineligible, w/o Expectation of Continued Employment