Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Chemistry

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-28-2015

Posting Summary:
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to perform research in the area of synthetic organic chemistry. This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be renewed for an additional two one-year terms, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

Completion of a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or a related discipline is required by the appointment start date. In addition, successful candidates will have at least 3 years of experience in synthetic methods development or total synthesis. Candidates must also have effective oral and written communications skills and possess a proven ability to design novel scientific investigations and interpret their results, as well as the ability to draft manuscripts and publish in high quality scientific journals. Candidates will be expected to provide a leadership role in the laboratory and to assist with 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 number 0617583.

Review of applications will begin on November 7, 2015 with an anticipated start date of early 2016; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to: Professor Michael Hilinski 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 office of employment.

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

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