Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities

 Assistant/Associate Professor of Research

The Center for Diabetes Technology within the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks candidates to join our research faculty (assistant or associate professor). The incumbent will conduct research and expand Center-related research lines in metabolic computer simulation in diabetes, specifically as it pertains to patients and care providers education and training, patient centered decision support systems, prediction of the clinical impact of medical device errors, and optimal drug delivery strategies. The responsibilities of the new faculty member will include support of existing simulation projects as well as the development of new research lines associated with the center simulator technologies. Salary, rank, and tenure status are contingent upon candidate qualifications and experience.

Candidates must have an MD, PhD, or equivalent in engineering or related field and a minimum of 5 years of research experience in systems engineering or related field. If hired as tenure ineligible, this position may be eligible to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future, consistent with SOM Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications.

To apply, visit http://jobs@virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0615753. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.

The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, Virginia a picturesque small but cosmopolitan city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S.

Review of applications will commence March 3, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the position, please contact Marc Breton, via email mb6nt@virginia.edu or via telephone (434) 982-6484.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.    

Staff Opportunities

Clinical Research Coordinator-Intermediate

The Center for Diabetes Technology in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator Intermediate, Non-licensed to manage research protocols through planning, directing, and supervising complex national and international research.

The incumbent is responsible for coordinating the daily activities necessary to run multiple research protocols, including: data collection, writing research procedures, overseeing quality control, resolving research problems, organizing resources, direct subject interaction, internal/external audits, etc. This position requires the ability to work accurately with attention to detail; excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills; the ability to identify and resolve problems and sort and compile data; and the ability to work a flexible work schedule (i.e. day, night, and weekends) as defined by the study protocol.

This position requires a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of four years of clinical research experience. A related graduate degree may substitute for two years of experience. Certification (CCRC, CCRA, or CCRP) is required within one year of hire.

The successful candidate must have exceptional organizational and communication skills with a working knowledge of managing clinical research protocols and laboratory procedures. Familiarity with FDA Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) procedures is preferred. The ability to travel domestically and internationally to attend conferences and assist international clinical sites may be requested. Position requires completing special projects for the team.

The Center for Diabetes Technology group is located on West Main Street near downtown Charlottesville with nearby parking.

This position is contingent upon research funding and is currently funded through 12/31/2015.   The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Research Specialist 2

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia is currently seeking a Research Specialist 2 to support research efforts in the Center for Diabetes Technology. The Research Specialist assists the Principal Investigators by maintaining multiple databases and records, conducting data analysis, providing editorial assistance, and providing clinical trial assistance. In addition, the incumbent will train junior technicians and student workers on clinical engineering equipment.

This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Psychology, or a related field and at least two years of relevant research experience. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for experience. Experience gained during volunteer/student training will be considered in lieu of professional experience.

The Center for Diabetes Technology is located on West Main Street near downtown Charlottesville with nearby parking.

This position is restricted, contingent upon availability of funding and currently funded through 12/31/2015.  

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