Research Scientist

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Working Title: Research Scientist

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Neuroscience

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 05-09-2016

Posting Summary:
Kipnis Lab at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Scientist to join its busy group. The successful candidate must have at PhD and at least 4-5 years of postdoctoral experience in a related field with a demonstrated publication record in peer-reviewed journals.

This position will concentrate on the project dealing with the role of meningeal lymphatics and myeloid cell and their impact on CNS function. A strong genetic and molecular biology background will be necessary to successfully drive this project. The required skills include confocal microscopy, 2-photon live imaging, cell culture, cellular and molecular biology, and genetics.

The candidate will also be responsible for training graduate and undergraduate students as well as assisting research associates with their individual projects. The successful candidate will design his/her own projects in conjunction with the PI as the basis for obtaining their own grant funding.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0618731. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of research interest and contact information for three references. The position will remain open to applications until filled.

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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