Posting Summary: The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia is seeking a Research Associate to work in the Child Health Research Center under the supervision of Dr. Sean R. Moore.
The successful candidate will perform research using both laboratory and clinical research approaches to understand how aging and circadian rhythms influence gastrointestinal epithelial responses to pathogens. In addition, the candidate will participate in ongoing efforts to understand tropical/environmental enteropathy using human specimens and mouse models under development. The incumbent will also be expected to actively participate in lab meetings, present results at national/international meetings, and participate in endeavors to publish the results of laboratory findings.
A PhD and/or MD is required by the start date. Experience performing bench-top experiments is required. Previous experience in research in renal arterial malformations is preferred.
To apply for the position please visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0622654. Complete a candidate profile online and attach your curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled.
For information regarding the position, please contact Dr. Moore at SRM5U@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu. For questions regarding how to apply in Jobs@, contact Pamela Sprouse at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 353_83855
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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 benefits 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.