University of Virginia (UVA)

Research Associate

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA, United States

The Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, at the University of Virginia seeks multiple highly motivated Post-Doctoral Research Associate to work in the laboratory of Helmy Siragy, MD.

Candidates must have a PhD in a scientific-related field or an MD. A minimum of 2 years’ postdoctoral experience and a record of publications in peer-reviewed journals is required. Experience working with small animals such as rodents and performing rodent kidney surgery, real time PCR analysis, optical imaging techniques, immunohistochemistry, western blot protein expression and analysis, cell culture, and in vitro gene expression and analysis is also required. A strong background in areas of renal physiology/pharmacology, renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, diabetic nephropathy and inflammatory signaling pathway fields is highly preferred.

The candidate is expected to conduct independent research utilizing in vivo techniques to study diabetes and hypertension models and be involved in planning experiments. Duties also include writing and preparing manuscripts for scientific publication; assisting with grant applications; making presentations at local, regional and national levels; and supervising and training students and staff in a collaborative fashion within the laboratory.

PROCESS FOR APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board, search for “R0009214.” Complete the application and see below for documents to attach. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box.

Required Application Materials:

·       CV

·       Cover Letter

·       Contact information for 3 references

Please note multiple documents can be submitted in the CV/Resume Box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.

This position will remain open until filled. For questions about the application process please contact Greg Haskins, Senior Recruiter at

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check at time of offer per University Policy.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.