Posting Summary: Kipnis Lab at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Scientist to join its busy group. The successful candidate must have at PhD and at least 4-5 years of postdoctoral experience in a related field with a demonstrated publication record in peer-reviewed journals.
This position will concentrate on the project dealing with the role of meningeal lymphatics and myeloid cell and their impact on CNS function. A strong genetic and molecular biology background will be necessary to successfully drive this project. The required skills include confocal microscopy, 2-photon live imaging, cell culture, cellular and molecular biology, and genetics.
The candidate will also be responsible for training graduate and undergraduate students as well as assisting research associates with their individual projects. The successful candidate will design his/her own projects in conjunction with the PI as the basis for obtaining their own grant funding.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0618731. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of research interest and contact information for three references. The position will remain open to applications 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.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.