Research Associate

Job description

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Biology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 06-29-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Biology at the University of Virginia seeks a Post-Doctoral Research Associate to join the lab of Dr. David Parichy, studying post-embryonic development using zebrafish and related species. Potential projects include hormonal control over post-embryonic neural crest stem cells, plasticity in cells state, evolution of novel cell types, or mechanisms of pigment pattern formation and cell communication within zebrafish and across Danio species. Methods used in the lab include super-resolution time-lapse imaging on lab-dedicated microscopes, single cell RNA-sequencing, forward and reverse genetics, conditional manipulation of gene activity and others. The Parichy lab is situated in a highly interactive department with state-of-the-art facilities and UVA has outstanding current and historical strengths in morphogenesis and pattern formation. The training environment is excellent.

A Ph.D. in Biology, Molecular Cell Biology or related field is required by the start date of the appointment. Candidates must have experience with one or more methods routinely used in the laboratory, such as; high resolution imaging (Fluorescence, brightfield), molecular cloning and PCR, next generation library construction, RNA-sequencing and bioinformatics, quantitative RT-PCR, genetic or transgenic analysis, histology, in situ hybridization, microinjection and micro-manipulation, or care and routine developmental genetic methods using model organisms.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0623557. Complete a Candidate Profile, attach contact information for 3 references, a cover letter, a CV/Resume, and a Statement of Research Interest.

Review of applications will begin July 10, 2018; however, this position is open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to David Parichy at [email protected];

Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to the UVA HR Solution Center at 434-982-0123 or [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: 10/28/2018
Application Due: 12/27/2018
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