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Postdoctoral Research Associates in Departments of Biology
and Psychology at University of Virginia

The Cang lab (https://uva.theopenscholar.com/cang-lab) in the Departments of Biology and Psychology at the University of Virginia seeks two (2) Postdoctoral Research Associates to study the function, organization, and development of the mammalian visual system.
The Cang lab use both mice and tree shrews as animal models and take an integrative approach that combines in vivo physiology, two-photon imaging, viral, genetic, genomic, behavioral, and computational techniques. These postdoctoral fellows will (1) take a leading role in ongoing studies of cell-type-specific visual processing and development in mice; and/or (2) lead the efforts to establish tree shrews as a model to study circuit mechanisms of visually-guided behaviors. The successful candidates will be self-motivated, capable of working independently and with others, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have experience in at least one of the following areas: electrophysiology (in vivo or in slices), 2-photon imaging, circuit tracing, genomics, and animal psychophysics. Salary will follow the NIH stipend guideline (https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-21-049.html). The earliest start date is June 1st, 2021, and these positions will remain open until filled.
QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD in Neuroscience or a related area is required by the start date of the appointment. Candidates must have demonstrated experience in one of the following areas, electrophysiology, 2-photon imaging, circuit tracing, genomics, and animal psychophysics.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/Postdoctoral-Research-Associate-in-Neuroscience_R0022303 and attach a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and contact information for three references. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV box.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on March 11, 2021 and the posting will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.
This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be renewed for two additional one-year terms, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
For questions regarding this position, please contact Professor Jianhua Cang, at cang@virgina.edu.
For questions regarding the application process, contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu.
For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits.