## Posting Summary:
The Department of Neurology at the University of Virginia seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to study the epilepsy associated plasticity of glutamatergic synapses and receptor trafficking in hippocampal neurons using a combination of patch clamp electrophysiology and biochemical and imaging techniques in the laboratory of Dr. Jaideep Kapur. The laboratory is a part of group investigating mechanisms and treatment of seizures, status epilepticus and catamenial epilepsy. Education and training in developing novel techniques and preparing grants and presentations at scientific meetings will be available through mentoring and active collaboration with other researchers.
Candidates should possess a Ph. D. in a neuroscience-related discipline by the start date and a record of productivity. Previous experience in neuroscience, patch clamp electrophysiology and hippocampal physiology is desirable.
To apply, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search on Posting Number 0614797. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, statement of research interests and experience, and contact information for three references. Applicant review will begin August 18, 2014 and the position will remain open until filled.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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## 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):* 40850 MD-NEUR Neurology
*Rank:* Research Associate
*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
*Position Type:* Professional Research Staff
*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeContact information for 3 References - name, email, phoneStatement of Research Interest
*Department:* Department of Neurology
*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2015
*Employment Posting Category:* Professional Research Staff
*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=74078
*Working Title:* Research Associate
*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff
*Posting Date:* 08-08-2014
*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile
*Posting Number:* 0614797
*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled
*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response
*Tenure Status:* Tenure Ineligible, w/o Expectation of Continued Employment