Research Associate

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Pharmacology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 12-06-2016

Posting Summary:
The Department of Pharmacology at the University of Virginia seeks a motivated postdoctoral Research Associate to conduct research in the laboratory of Dr. Bimal Desai. The lab is focused on understanding the role of ion channels and Ca2+-signaling in the differentiation and homeostasis of hematopoietic cells. The incumbent designs, conducts and troubleshoots individual experiments in consultation with the PI and develops a directed research project exploring the role of TRP channels in the immune system, presents the findings during lab meetings and publishes the results in peer-reviewed journals. Details about the department's research interests can be found via:

Applicants must have a PhD in the biological sciences or M.D. degree in hand by the start date, and 4-8 years of research experience.Proficiency in English and effective communication skills with students and lab staff are highly desirable. Preference will be given to those candidates who have graduated training in either the study of ion channels or immunology and hold technical expertise in either patch clamp electrophysiology or molecular and cellular biology.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0620031. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line, and attach a CV and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled.

If you have questions about the position, please contact Dr. Bimal Desai at If you have questions about the application process, please contact Scott Kozuch at

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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