Research Associate | Charlottesville, VA - Job.com

Research Associate

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## 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.

## University Leadership Characteristics:

*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.

## 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

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*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

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=77050

*Working Title:* Research Associate

*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff

*Posting Date:* 08-20-2015

*Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

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

*Posting Number:* 0617123

*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience 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

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