Postdoctoral positions available

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to perform research in the area of biophysical investigations of membrane proteins. This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be renewed for two additional one-year terms, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

Completion of the PhD degree in Chemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Biochemistry or a related discipline is required by appointment start date. In addition, the successful candidate should have a scientific background in physical approaches to investigating biomolecular protein structure, function, and/or dynamics. Candidates must possess a proven ability to design novel scientific investigations and interpret their results, as well as draft papers and publish in high-quality scientific journals. Candidates are expected to provide a leadership role within the lab and to assist in the training of both graduate and undergraduate students.

To apply, please submit a candidate profile online through Jobs@UVA ( and electronically attach the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three (3) references; search for posting 0617570.

Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2015 with an anticipated start date of January 2016; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to: Professor Linda Columbus at

Questions regarding the Candidate Profile process or Jobs@UVA should be directed to:
Lin Burton
(434) 924-4360 or

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative active employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.