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 (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 0617495.
Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2015 with an anticipated start date of January 2016; however, the position will remain open until filled.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to Professor Kateri DuBay at dubay@virginia. edu.
Questions regarding the Candidate Profile process or Jobs@UVA should be directed to: Lin Burton (434) 924-4360 or lgb4d@virginia. edu.
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. 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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