Research Scientist

Job description

Working Title: Research Scientist

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Anesthesiology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-02-2018

Posting Summary:
Dr. Zhiyi Zuo, M.D., Ph.D. runs an active laboratory focused on organ protection in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Virginia. He is currently seeking a Research Scientist to focus on molecular mechanism of organ protection.

The person will work under the guidance of Dr. Zuo to better understand the molecular and biochemical mechanisms of postoperative cognitive dysfunction and aging-related brain ischemic tolerance and cognitive decline. Various biochemical and molecular biology methods as well as animal behaviors and brain ischemia models will be used in the studies.

The applicant must have a PhD and have extensive experience in brain ischemia models with related publications. The applicant shall also have significant knowledge of perioperative settings. Previous experience with animal behavior tests is a plus.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0623747. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. The position will remain open to applications until filled.

For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Zuo at [email protected] For questions regarding the application process, contact Gay Lynn Tonelli at [email protected]

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: 10/2/2018
Application Due: 11/16/2018
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