TENURED/TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS (OPEN RANK)

MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY and BIOLOGICAL PHYSICS

TENURED/TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS (OPEN RANK)

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 acp9e@virginia.edu or Dr. Jochen Zimmer at jz3x@virginia.edu.

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

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