Working Title: Research Associate
Position Type: Professional Research Staff
Department: Department of Chemistry
Posting Date: 09-08-2017
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 [email protected] (https://jobs.virginia.edu) 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 [email protected]
Questions regarding the Candidate Profile process or [email protected] should be directed to: Lin Burton (434) 924-4360 or [email protected]
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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