Open-Rank Faculty Position, Chemical Biology/Bioanalytical

Charlottesville, Virginia
competitive salary and benefits
Sep 20, 2018
Oct 20, 2018
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time


University of Virginia

Open-Rank Faculty Position, Chemical Biology/Bioanalytical

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia (UVA) invites applications for a full-time, open rank, tenure-track faculty position in chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, or bioanalytical chemistry, broadly defined. Applications from all ranks are welcome, with preference given to candidates at the Associate or Full Professor ranks. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field, a strong record of innovative research, and a commitment to teaching excellence. Responsibilities include establishing a dynamic, independently-funded research program in the chemical sciences while mentoring students and contributing to graduate and undergraduate educational missions. The appointment has an anticipated start date in or after August 2019.

The Chemistry Department provides a thriving research environment that encompasses a broad range of basic sciences that is enhanced through multidisciplinary collaborations. We seek candidates with strong records of independent and collaborative accomplishments who will interact productively with colleagues within the Chemistry Department and across other schools such as the UVA School of Medicine and School of Engineering and Applied Science. Candidates may be interested in synergies with UVA centers of excellence such as the NCI-designated Cancer Center, Carter Immunology Center, NanoSTAR Institute for Nanomedicine, Global Infectious Disease Institute, Brain Institute, Center for Membrane Biology, Keck Imaging Center, Berne Cardiovascular Research Center, or Data Science Institute.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0623959.

Complete a Candidate Profile online, and attach the following: a curriculum vitae and 2-page cover letter that includes a statement of your most significant scientific contributions and a future vision for your research, and contact information for three references. Referees will not be contacted without prior authorization from the candidate.

Applications will be reviewed starting Oct. 1, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled.

For questions about the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, Faculty Search Advisor,

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The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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