Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Aug 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Cardiovascular Research Center

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-09-2017

Posting Summary:
The Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Associate to conduct sophisticated molecular and cellular studies identifying mechanisms underlying weightlifting-induced muscle and metabolic adaptations as well as cardiac benefits. Studies will include determining the role of satellite cells, mTOR signaling and autophagy in these adaptations.

Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree by the start date as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. Eligibility for NIH post-doctoral fellowship funding is important, but not required and candidate selected will be expected to write an AHA grant for next cycle.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0621476. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references.

Applicant review will begin August 21, 2017, and the position will remain open until filled.

For further information about the application process, please contact Sally Jackson via email at or via telephone at 434-982-6513.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply

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