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 portion of their salary within two-three years.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For information related to the application process, contact Jennifer Nickerson-Hoffman at email@example.com.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 353_84785
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Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.
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