Research Associate

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

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Chemistry

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-01-2012

Posting Summary:
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate, who is Interested in the dynamic and growing field of astrochemistry.

This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

The completion of a Ph.D. degree in chemistry, physics, or astronomy by the starting date of the appointment (tentatively 1 January 2013) is required. The ideal candidate must have a good understanding of the interstellar medium and be able to simulate its chemistry using current gas-phase and gas-grain codes. The candidate must also be able to supervise graduates and undergraduates in astrochemistry.

To apply, please submit a candidate profile on-line through Jobs@UVA ( and electronically attach the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three (3) references. Please search posting number 0611033.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2012; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Prof. Eric Herbst

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

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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