The University of Virginia, Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics

Position ID:UVaSOM-MPBP-ASSISTASSOCFULL1 [#18193, R0020231]
Position Title: TENURED/TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION in High-Resolution Live-Cell and Tissue Imaging
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Charlottesville, Virginia 22902, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Cell Biology
Life sciences / Life science
Cancer Biology
Biophysics / Biological Physics
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2021/02/23)
Position Description:    

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The Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology at the University of Virginia invites applications for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in High-Resolution Live-Cell and Tissue Imaging. Live-cell and super-resolution imaging are undergoing a revolution and the University of Virginia seeks to position itself at the forefront of these developments by building a team of creative and highly collaborative scientists developing and employing cutting-edge methods to solve important biomedical problems in molecular and mechanistic detail. Successful candidates will be resident members of the Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology with an appointment in a basic science department of the UVA School of Medicine. Outstanding opportunities exist to collaborate with structural, computational, cardiovascular, cancer, developmental, cell, and chemical biologists as well as immunologists or neuroscientists in a highly interactive research environment at the University of Virginia. The university and school also support state-of-the-art microscopy cores that include cryo-EM (single particle and tomography) and high-end fluorescence imaging. Tenure status and rank of the positions 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 R0020231. 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 May 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. Anne Kenworthy at

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Contact: Jennifer Smith
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Postal Mail:
PO Box 800886, Charlottesville, VA 22908-0886
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