Research Associate

Job description

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Neurology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-08-2014

Posting Summary:
The Department of Neurology at the University of Virginia seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to study the epilepsy associated plasticity of glutamatergic synapses and receptor trafficking in hippocampal neurons using a combination of patch clamp electrophysiology and biochemical and imaging techniques in the laboratory of Dr. Jaideep Kapur. The laboratory is a part of group investigating mechanisms and treatment of seizures, status epilepticus and catamenial epilepsy. Education and training in developing novel techniques and preparing grants and presentations at scientific meetings will be available through mentoring and active collaboration with other researchers.

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in a neuroscience-related discipline by the start date and a record of productivity. Previous experience in neuroscience, patch clamp electrophysiology and hippocampal physiology is desirable.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0614797. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, statement of research interests and experience, and contact information for three references. Applicant review will begin August 18, 2014 and the position will remain open 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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