The University of Virginia, Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics

Position ID:UVaSOM-MPBP-ASSISTASSOCFULL [#18122, R0020233]
Position Title: TENURED/TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION in Cryo Electron Microscopy or Tomography
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Charlottesville, Virginia 22902, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biotechnology
Life sciences / Biology
Cryo-electron Microscopy
Biophysics / Biological Physics
Cardiovascular Research (more...)
Appl Deadline:none
Position Description:    

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The Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics at the University of Virginia invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position in cryo electron microscopy or tomography. The Department seeks to expand its strengths in structural, cardiovascular, cancer, and membrane biology as well as biophysics towards cryo electron microscopy analyses on the single particle to cellular level. The Department is closely affiliated with UVA’s Molecular Electron Microscopy Core facility providing access to state-of-the art cryo EM resources (Titan Krios and Glacios with Gatan K3 and Falcon 4 direct electron detectors, respectively, and F20 with CMOS camera). It is expected that the new hire will integrate cryo-electron microscopy with other approaches to solve important biomedical problems. Applicants are expected to be highly collaborative and integrate well with a growing number of researchers and physician scientists in basic and clinical departments of the UVA School of Medicine. Tenure status and rank of the position depends on qualifications. Highly competitive start-up packages will be offered.

Successful applicants will have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, will be highly creative, and must have demonstrated exceptional scholarly success in their field. Demonstration of sustained grant or equivalent support is required for appointments at a mid-career or senior rank.

To apply, visit and search for Requisition Number R0020233. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references. Review of applicants will begin on April 1, 2021. If the position has not been filled by September 15, 2021, a second round of reviews will be conducted in the Fall.

For further information about the positions, the scope of the search and application process, please contact Ms. Jennifer Smith at or Dr. Jochen Zimmer at UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit 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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Contact: Jennifer Smith
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PO Box 800886, Charlottesville, VA 22908-0886
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