Research Associate

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Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Cardiovascular Research Center

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 12-04-2018

Posting Summary:
The Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) at the University of Virginia is seeking a PhD-trained Research Associate to conduct studies of mechanisms that regulate the pathogenesis of late stage atherosclerotic lesions. A particular emphasis will be to determine mechanisms that control calcification of lesions including phenotypic transitions of vascular smooth muscle cells to osteogenic type cells. The work will involve designing, carrying out and analyzing experiments, as well as publishing results in high impact journal publications.

Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree by the start date as well as excellent written and oral communication skills, with demonstrated ability to present experimental results. Eligibility for NIH post-doctoral fellowship funding is helpful, but not mandatory.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0623082. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. 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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Posted: 12/5/2018
Application Due: 12/19/2018
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