Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Chemistry

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-08-2017

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 soft matter theory and computational simulation. 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 Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or a related discipline is required by appointment start date. In addition, the successful candidate should have a scientific background in statistical mechanics and numerical simulations. 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 on posting number 0621620.

Review of applications will begin on September 20, 2017 with an anticipated start date of January 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Professor Kateri DuBay 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 action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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