Instructor of Research

Charlottesville, VA
Sep 13, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Instructor of Research

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Cardiovascular Research Center

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-12-2017

Posting Summary:
The Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a tenure ineligible Instructor of Research to assist an assigned laboratory to investigate molecular and cellular mechanisms of cell-cell communication through basic science and translational experimental models. The work will involve identification of novel targets of cellular proliferation using state-of-the-art peptide based screening approaches. The incumbent will also be responsible for developing targeted therapeutic strategies and identifying novel pathological targets. Further, the incumbent will be responsible for generating abstracts and manuscripts of sufficient quality to be published in high impact journals.

Although outstanding candidates in all areas of biomedical science will be considered, preference will be given to individuals with strong experience/expertise in 1) cell-cell communication; 2) vascular pathology mouse models; 3) membrane bound proteins; 4) purinergic signaling; 4) inflammation; and 5) current or planned funding.

Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree by appointment start date, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. Proven grant writing skills is important (e.g., post-doctoral awards and/or submitted PI-level grants).

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0621654. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, cover letter, contact information for three references and a statement of research interest.

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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