Kinesiology Post-Doctoral Research Associate

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Working Title: Kinesiology Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Curry School of Education

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 01-09-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Kinesiology in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia seeks a highly qualified candidate for a post doctoral research associate to work with Dr. Steven K. Malin on a NIH-NHLBI R01 project investigating the effects of exercise dose interaction with metformin for vascular health in people with metabolic syndrome. This post-doctoral training position enables the trainee to take part in regular seminar coursework and participate in professional development activities. The resource-rich environment provided by the University of Virginia allows post-docs to be integrated into active and ongoing interdisciplinary research projects and learn advanced methods to study metabolism and vascular function in the laboratory as well as everyday life

A Ph.D. in Kinesiology or a related discipline is required by the start date of the position. Outstanding interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential. A background in type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular function regulation is highly preferred. An interest in integrating energy metabolism, endocrinology, and vascular physiology is also preferred.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0622445. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and contact information for three references. Applicant screening begins January 19, 2018 and the position is open until filled.

For questions about the application process, please contact Adam Pearson, HR Generalist, at [email protected]

The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 3/21/2018
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