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Assistant, Associate, Full Professor in Molecular and Cellular Physiology and Chemical Biology

The University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
May 20, 2022

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Life Sciences, Biology, Biophysics
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The Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics at the University of Virginia invites applications for two tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in molecular and cellular physiology and chemical biology. The Department seeks to expand its strengths in cardiovascular, cancer, and other disease related biology with new faculty hires in molecular and cellular physiology of the cardiovascular system and diagnostic or therapeutic chemical biology. The Department offers a rich academic environment in physiology and biophysics with additional strengths in structural biology, membrane biology, high resolution light and electron optical imaging, chemical biology, and proteogenomic and computational approaches. Successful candidates will solve important biomedical problems in molecular and mechanistic detail. Excellent opportunities exist to collaborate with PhD and physician scientists through the Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center and the NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center at UVA.   Applicants are expected 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. 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 and search for Requisition Number R0034121. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references. Review of applicants will begin on May 13, 2022. If the positions have not been filled by September 15, 2022, a second round of reviews will be conducted in the Fall.

For further information about the positions, the scope of the search and application process, please contact Ms. Kelly Craig at, Dr. Brant Isakson at or Dr. John Bushweller at

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Michelle Williams, Senior Recruiter/Faculty Search Advisor, at

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