Research Associate

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Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Neurology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 05-01-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Neurology at the University of Virginia seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to map neuronal activation and seizure spread in animal models of status epilepticus and acquired epilepsy using a combination of genetically engineered mice, adenoassociated virus-mediated gene delivery, in vivo imaging techniques including 2-photon microscopy and photo-acoustic microscopy 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 must possess a Ph.D. in a neuroscience-related discipline by the start date and a record of productivity. Previous experience in neuroscience, immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy, and image analysis programs is preferred.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0620875. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, statement of research interests and experience, and contact information for three references.

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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Posted: 5/2/2017
Application Due: 6/30/2017
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