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Research Associate

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate, who is excited about the opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative research environment.

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 or a related discipline by appointment start date is required. Candidates must have effective oral and written communication skills. This person should have basic knowledge of biochemical and molecular biological laboratory procedures, and should have some expertise in magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Ideally, the individual would have expertise in EPR spectroscopy and have knowledge of modern pulse EPR instrumentation. Preferably, this individual could help mentor undergraduates and graduate students in the laboratory.

To apply, please submit a candidate profile on-line through Jobs@UVA (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 0609550.

Review of applications will begin April 5, 2012; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Prof. David Cafiso
(434) 924-3067
cafiso@virginia. edu

Questions regarding the Candidate Profile process or Jobs@UVA should be directed to:
Valerie Dudding
(434) 924-4360
vnh6y@virginia. edu

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.

## University Leadership Characteristics:

*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.

## Employment Conditions for Faculty

The University of Virginia may require criminal history background check as a condition of employment.

## EO/AA Statement:

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

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Organization (Position Organization):* 31695 AS-Chemistry

*Rank:* Research Associate

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Position Type:* Professional Research Staff

*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone

*Department:* Department of Chemistry

*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2012

*Employment Posting Category:* Professional Research Staff

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=66798

*Working Title:* Research Associate

*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff

*Posting Date:* 03-15-2012

*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile

*Posting Number:* 0609550

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response

*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

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