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Postdoctoral Fellow

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Posting Details

Position Information

Role Code/Title PD001 - Post-Doctoral
Position Number P00001
Working Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Department Surgery (1599)
Recruitment Pool All Applicants
Anticipated Hiring Range Minimum $47,476, but commensurate w/ experience
Campus MCV Campus
Position Type Post Doc
Hours/Week 40
Normal work days M-F
Normal work hours 8am - 5pm
Job Category Research
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant.
Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required.
Resource Critical Yes
Description of the Job

A State of Virginia-funded postdoctoral position in assessing mechanisms of inflammatory-induced chronic pain is immediately available in the Department of Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University. The position will use rodent models of injury and disease, as well as cell culturing techniques to assess neuroinflammatory, neuropathological, neurobehavioral and epigenetic regulation of chronic pain.

Required Qualifications

Candidates with a PhD. in neuroscience, particularly in neurobiology and molecular biology, and experience working with rodent models of injury and disease is desirable.
Ability to work in a diverse environment required.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience working with cell cultures and molecular biology is a plus.

Job Open Date 03/07/2017
Remove from posting on or before
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

Health insurance for candidates will be provided.

Supplemental Questions

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Reference Letter - 1
  3. Reference Letter - 2
  4. Reference Letter - 3
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document