Assistant Professor

Charlottesville, VA
Sep 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Professor

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Neurological Surgery

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-15-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia Department of Neurological Surgery is seeking a tenure-eligible PhD neuroscientist with expertise in microglial biology as it pertains to Cerebrovascular diseases, such as stroke, aneurysm and vascular malformations in animals and humans, to fill an Academic Investigator position.

This position will conduct basic and translational research in our Neurovascular lab and other areas as we target neurovascular disorders such as stroke, aneurysm and vascular malformations. The candidate is expected to perform duties towards the research directives of the Neurovascular lab but will be encouraged and expected to pursue their own complementary research.

Qualifications include a PhD in neurosciences or related fields and a track record for conducting basic and translational research in this field with successful or promising submissions to NIH and other sponsors. A proven history of publication in peer-reviewed neurological journals is required. Previous experience with cellular and developmental biology is required.

Tenure status and compensation are dependent upon qualifications. To be considered for a tenure-eligible position, applicants will need to demonstrate peer-reviewed publications and ultimately a record as principal investigator for extramural grant and clinical trials funding.

To apply, visit (Jobs@ UVa) and search on Posting Number 0621664, complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a CV, cover letter and contact information for three references. Review of applications is ongoing and the position will remain open until filled. All applications must be submitted via Jobs@ UVa, we are unable to accept applications through third party sites.

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Christi Maguire ( or (434) 982-6653).

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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