Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Jul 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Ophthalmology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 05-04-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Virginia actively promotes clinical and basic research in all fields of Ophthalmology. Currently, we are conducting more than 15 clinical trials in retina, glaucoma, and neuro-ophthalmology. We are seeking a Research Associate for glaucoma clinical trials to work under the supervision of Dr. Peter A. Netland, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology.

The selected person will be expected to: Provide overall coordination of existing clinical studies; Conduct data analysis and interpretation; Be involved in the initiation of new studies under the direction and supervision of the Principal Investigators and Collaborators; Actively introduce new as well as make improvements to existing study protocols and methodologies in the conduct of clinical trials; Write scientific manuscripts for peer reviewed journals; and Prepare scientific findings for regional, national, and international meetings.

Qualified applicants must have an MD or equivalent, basic knowledge in statistical analysis and interpretation, demonstrated evidence of ability to work both independently and as a member of a team and demonstrated evidence of written and oral communication skills including the ability to conduct research activities and write reports. Previous experience in Ophthalmology is preferred.

To apply for the position please visit: and search for Posting Number 0620894. Submit a CV, Cover letter and contact for three references.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Greg Haskins via email at or via telephone at (434) 924-2963

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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