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Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Neuroscience

Charlottesville

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Neuroscience

  • R0038439
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Professional Research Staff
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the lab of Dr. Ukpong Eyo. The successful candidate will perform research in the field of microglia in development and neurodevelopmental disorders. The laboratory aims to elucidate the mechanisms by which microglia are involved in the developing brain and interact with the vasculature. Techniques that will be employed include flow cytometry, confocal and electron microscopy, in vivo two photon imaging, behavioral studies and transcriptomic techniques. The successful candidate will join the Center for Brain Immunology and Glia at the University of Virginia, which provides access to state-of-the-art microscopy and flow cytometry facilities.

Qualified candidates must have a PhD in Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, or a related field by the appointment start date.

For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Ukpong Eyo, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, at ube9q@virginia.edu .

This position is located in Charlottesville, VA.

The Research Associate position is a 12-month appointment with the possibility of renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and the availability of funding. For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits .

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 his/her research or scholarship during the training period.

This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.

This position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position prior to employment.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday , and search for R0038439. Complete an application online with the following documents:
  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information for 3 references

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'.

For questions about the application process, please contact Jessica Russo, Recruiter, at sxv9zv@virginia.edu .

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/ .

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The University of Virginia, i ncluding 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.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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