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The Parichy lab in Department of Biology at the University of Virginia invites applications for a post-doctoral Research Associate position. The applicant will continue studies of macrophage pigment cell interactions required for long-distance signaling during adult pigment pattern formation of zebrafish and related species (e.g., Science 355:1317, 2017; eLife, 4:e12401, 2015). More information about the lab can be found at: 

A Ph.D. in Biology or a related discipline by appointment start date is required. Applicants should have experience with live imaging and modern developmental genetic methods, preferably using zebrafish. 

This is a one-year appointment; however the position may be renewed up to an additional two, one year appointments contingent upon satisfactory performance review and availability of funding.

To apply, please submit a candidate profile on-line through Jobs@UVA ( and attach the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and the contact information for three references; Search on posting number 0621939.

Review of applications will begin November 2, 2017; the position will remain open until filled. 

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:

David M. Parichy


Questions regarding the application process should be directed to:

Michelle Atwell



The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 


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