Assistant or Associate Professor at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology

Assistant or Associate Professor at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We are interested in candidates who are developing an internationally recognized research program at the interface of synthetic chemistry with biology, medicine, nanotechnology and/or biomaterials. Candidates may be interested in synergies with UVa centers of excellence such as the UVa Cancer Center, Center for Global Health, Center for Membrane Biology, Keck Imaging Center, Center for Biological Timing, and many more.

A Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in chemistry or related field is required, as well as a strong record of innovative research and the potential for establishing an active and highly visible research program. In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide service to the University, Department and professional organizations. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2013 and the position will remain open until filled. The appointment start date will begin August 25, 2014.

To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa ( and electronically attach the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests (3 – 5 pages including concise descriptions of proposed research) and the names and contact information for at least three referees.
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The College of A&S and the University of Virginia welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities; we seek to build a culturally diverse, intellectual environment and are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.

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