Posting Summary: The Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics at the University of Virginia invites applications for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in any area of Molecular and Cellular Physiology and Biophysics. The Department has existing strengths in structural biology, cardiovascular biology, cancer biology, membrane biology, and the biology of infectious diseases. The Department and the affiliated Molecular Electron Microscopy Core provide access to state-of-the art cryo-EM resources and it is expected that at least one new hire will focus on cryo-EM or cryo-tomography in order to solve important biomedical problems. Other areas of particular interest include chemical, structural, and cell biology as applied to cardiovascular and other diseases. Successful candidates are encouraged to be highly collaborative and integrate well with a growing number of researchers and physician scientists in basic and clinical departments of the UVa School of Medicine. Additional opportunities for collaborations exist with researchers in Health Genomics and Personalized Medicine at a new expansion of the UVa Health System in Northern Virginia. Tenure status and rank of the positions depends on qualifications. Highly competitive start-up packages will be offered.
Successful applicants will have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, will be highly creative, and must have demonstrated exceptional scholarly success in their field. Demonstration of sustained grant or equivalent support is required for appointments at a mid-career or senior rank.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for Posting Number 0624069. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and contact information for three references. Review of positions will begin on November 12, 2018. The positions will remain open until filled.
For further information about the positions, the scope of the search and application process, please contact Ms. Abigail Platten at email@example.com or Dr. Jochen Zimmer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 353_85526
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.