Research Associate

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

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Cardiovascular Research Center

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-18-2017

Posting Summary:
The Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Associate to conduct research in the area of image-guided drug delivery. The desired skillset includes ultrasound imaging (including contrast ultrasound), with in-depth understanding of ultrasound-particle interaction, formulation of drug-carrier particles capable of ultrasound triggering, and in vivo testing in small animal studies. Potoacoustics experience is desirable. Experience with radioisotopes and drug biodistribution studies is desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to continuously write grants to further his/her career (including but not limited to K99s and American Heart transition awards).

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 postdoctoral fellowship funding is important, but not required.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0621927. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. Applicant review will begin October 30, 2017, and the position will remain open until filled.

For questions about the application process, contact Pamela Sprouse at pfs2h@Virginia.EDU.

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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