Research Associate of Neuroscience
Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-27
The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on the contribution of ER stress in immune responses in the context of sepsis, viral infection and neuroinflammation. The incumbent will conduct research in the laboratory of Dr. Alban Gaultier, within the Center for Brain Immunology and Glia.
The Center for Brain Immunology and Glia is highly collaborative with state of the art shared equipment (https://med.virginia.edu/big/). Research topics studied include brain infections and injury, multiple sclerosis, and autism.
Postdoctoral employment is temporary and is normally limited to an individual who has been awarded a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate within the previous five years and who will be involved in full-time research or scholarship at the University. Employment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate is viewed as training and is preparatory for a full-time academic or research career, is supervised by a senior scholar, and allows the appointee to publish the results of research or scholarship during the training period.
The University of Virginia is located in picturesque and historical Charlottesville, with outstanding schools, affordable housing, and is less than two hours from Washington, DC, and only an hour away from Richmond, VA.
This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.
Priority application review will begin May 7, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.
EXTENAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, and search for requisition # R0023389. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the “Resume” box. The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check.
INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for requisition #R0023389. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the “Resume” box. The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check.
Education: PhD degree prior to start date.
Experience: A background in Immunology and/or Neuroscience, as well as extensive experience in conducting independent research and supervising research trainees and/or technicians is preferred. In addition, candidates should have first author publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and effective oral and written communication skills. Candidates with experience in animal research are also preferred.
For further information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Alban Gaultier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions regarding the application process, please contact Michelle Williams, Faculty Search Advisor, at email@example.com.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.