Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Pediatrics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-12-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia is seeking a Research Associate to work in the Child Health Research Center under the supervision of Dr. Sean R. Moore.

The successful candidate will perform research using both laboratory and clinical research approaches to understand how aging and circadian rhythms influence gastrointestinal epithelial responses to pathogens. In addition, the candidate will participate in ongoing efforts to understand tropical/environmental enteropathy using human specimens and mouse models under development. The incumbent will also be expected to actively participate in lab meetings, present results at national/international meetings, and participate in endeavors to publish the results of laboratory findings.

A PhD and/or MD is required by the start date. Experience performing bench-top experiments is required. Previous experience in research in renal arterial malformations is preferred.

To apply for the position please visit and search on Posting Number 0622654. Complete a candidate profile online and attach your curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled.

For information regarding the position, please contact Dr. Moore at For questions regarding how to apply in Jobs@, contact Pamela Sprouse 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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