Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Center for Membrane & Cell Phy

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 06-12-2018

Posting Summary:
The lab of Anne Kenworthy in the Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology at the University of Virginia has immediate openings for multiple postdoctoral fellows to participate in studies of i) the role of cholesterol and membrane rafts in the amyloidogenic pathway of Alzheimer's disease, ii) mechanisms by which bacterial toxins exploit membrane nanodomains, iii) new pharmacological approaches to manipulate raft structure and function, and iv) cellular machinery responsible for internalization of rafts via clathrin-independent endocytosis.

Candidates must have an MD and/or PhD in biochemistry, cell biology, biophysics, or a related field, be highly motivated, have a good publication record and an interest in working in a collaborative environment alongside cell biologist, biophysicists, and structural biologists. Experience in membrane biophysics, membrane trafficking, and/or quantitative fluorescence microscopy is a plus.

To apply visit and search for posting #0623469. Applicants should complete a candidate profile through the Jobs@ website and provide a cover letter, CV, and a list of three references.

Contact Dr. Kenworthy with questions regarding the position at, or Scott Kozuch with questions regarding the application process at

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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