Postdoctoral Research Associate

Location
Charlottesville, Virginia
Salary
Full Benefits Package
Posted
October 10 2017
Ref
Posting #:0621535
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Associate/Postdoctoral Fellow to study the metabolism of immune cells during CNS pathology (Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's Disease). The position is in the laboratory of Dr. Alban Gaultier, within the Center for Brain Immunology and Glia. 

Candidates must have a PhD or MD degree before the start date, and have a background in Immunology, as well as extensive experience in conducting independent research and supervising research trainees and/or technicians. In addition, the candidate must have first author publications in peer reviewed scientific journals and effective oral and written communication skills. Candidates with experience in metabolism are preferred. 

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. 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.

To apply visit jobs.virginia.edu and search for Posting 0621535, complete a candidate profile, and provide a cover letter, CV, and list of three references.

The position will remain open until filled. For questions about the position, please contact Alban Gaultier, PhD, at ag7h@virginia.edu. For questions about the application process, please contact Jon Stafford, department administrator, at js8sj@virginia.edu

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.