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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 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 (https://jobs. virginia. edu) 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

434-924-3067
eh2ef@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):* 2013

*Employment Posting Category:* Professional Research Staff

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=68878

*Working Title:* Research Associate

*Appointment Type:* Professional Research Staff

*Posting Date:* 11-01-2012

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

*Posting Number:* 0611033

*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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