Posting Summary: Two Postdoctoral Research Associate positions are available in the Kipnis Lab in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia to study the role of immune cells and the newly discovered meningeal lymphatics in healthy and diseased CNS.
The Kipnis Lab is a member of a dynamic Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG), equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, and surrounded by highly collaborative groups, and members of the center, with interests ranging from brain infections to demyelination in Multiple Sclerosis and autism. The University of Virginia is located in picturesque and historical Charlottesville, with outstanding schools and affordable housing, and is less than two hours from Washington, DC and only an hour away from Richmond, VA. Salaries and benefits that will be offered are highly competitive.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in hand by the start date and are expected to have at least one first-authored manuscript in a top-tier journal. Expertise in either molecular neuroscience, electrophysiology, immunology, molecular cell biology, or bioinformatics is required. Passionate and motivated candidates who work well in a busy lab environment are encouraged to apply.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0617123. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. The positions will remain open until filled.
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly 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.