Research Scientist

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Working Title: Research Scientist

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Psychology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-02-2018

Posting Summary:
A Research Scientist position is available in Dr. Jianhua Cang's lab at the University of Virginia, Department of Psychology. The candidate will join the ongoing studies of the mouse visual system, as well as lead the effort to use other animal model(s) in studying the function, organization and development of the mammalian visual system.

A Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a related discipline and postdoctoral experience in vision research are required. Candidates with a strong background in electrophysiology, two-photon imaging, and/or animal behavior are preferred.

This is a one-year appointment; however the appointment may be renewed, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

Review of applications will begin March 23, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.

To apply, please submit a candidate profile on-line through [email protected] ( and search posting number 0622690. Attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three references.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Jianhua Cang ([email protected]), and questions regarding the application process should be directed to Michelle Atwell ([email protected]).

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

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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Posted: 3/3/2018
Application Due: 5/2/2018
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