The Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics at the University of Virginia invites applications for tenured/tenure-track faculty position 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-electron tomography or cryo-electron microscopy in order to solve important biomedical problems. Other areas of particular interest include chemical biology as applied to cardiovascular, cancer, 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 on grounds in Charlottesville and a new expansion of the UVa Health System in Northern Virginia. Tenure status and rank of the position 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://hr.virginia.edu/job-openings search for Posting Number R0009360. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and contact information for three references. Review of position will begin on October 1, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.

For further information about the position, the scope of the search and application process, please contact Ms. Kelly Craig at kc2tw@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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