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Assistant Professor

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Working Title: Assistant Professor

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Molecular Phys and Biological Physics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 06-13-2018

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia's Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics (MPBP) in the School of Medicine is seeking applicants for a tenure-ineligible Assistant Professor of Research faculty position in the lab of Dr. Anne Kenworthy. The candidate will lead an independent research effort directed toward goals established by the principal investigator, with the overall aim of understanding the structural basis for caveolae assembly.

Candidates must have an MD and/or PhD in biochemistry, cell biology, biophysics, or a related field and have expertise in the structure and function of caveolae. Experience designing, carrying out, and analyzing experiments using a variety of approaches including confocal microscopy, electron microscopy, membrane protein expression and purification, biochemical fractionation approaches, and proteomics is preferred. Candidates should also be highly motivated and have a good publication record.

In addition to carrying out this research, the applicant will be expected to supervise undergraduates, graduate students, and technicians as appropriate, present data at scientific meetings, and prepare manuscripts and grant applications with the PI. The successful candidate will be encouraged to establish independent funding covering a minimum of 50% of their salary within two-three years, although this is not absolutely required.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0623438. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line; attach a CV with a list of publications, contact information for three references, and a statement of Research Interests. The position will remain open until filled.

For further information related to the position, contact Dr. Kenworthy at [email protected] For information related to the application process, contact Jennifer Nickerson-Hoffman at [email protected]

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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