Assistant Professor of Biology

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Assistant Professor of Biology

Assistant Professor of Biology

As part of a multi-year faculty hiring initiative, the Department of Biology at the University of Virginia invites highly qualified investigators to apply for a tenure-track assistant professor position. In particular we are interested in individuals studying basic aspects of metabolism at the cellular or organismal level. Relevant areas include but are not limited to biosynthetic pathways or the integration of metabolic processes with signaling networks. Cellular proliferation, pluripotency and other physiological responses are among the phenotypic outputs of interest.

We are interested in applicants who bring state-of-the-art approaches that create synergies among disciplines, such as metabolomics or whole organism metabolic analyses. The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, independent, externally-funded research program. The candidate also will be expected to teach biochemistry and contribute to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.
A Ph.D. or equivalent degree and relevant post-doctoral experience are required.
A generous start-up package will be provided and excellent research facilities are available.

The appointment will begin as early as August 25, 2013.

To apply, submit a candidate profile on-line through Jobs@UVA ( and electronically attach the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references.

Please search posting number 0610811.

Applications received on or before October 24, 2012 will be given priority consideration. The position remains open until filled.

Inquiries about the position may be e-mailed to eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%62%69%6f%73%65%61%72%63%68%40%76%69%72%67%69%6e%69%61%2e%65%64%75%22%3e%62%69%6f%73%65%61%72%63%68%40%76%69%72%67%69%6e%69%61%2e%65%64%75%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b'))

Inquiries about the application process should be directed to: Mary Liberman eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%4d%4c%35%41%43%40%76%69%72%67%69%6e%69%61%2e%65%64%75%22%3e%4d%4c%35%41%43%40%76%69%72%67%69%6e%69%61%2e%65%64%75%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b'))

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Charlottesville, VA 22904
United States

Deadline: 12/25/2012

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