University of Virginia: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Chemistry

The University of Virginia, Department of Chemistry, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the group of Professor Linda Columbus. The field of study focuses on developing biophysical tools to investigate membrane protein structure, function, and dynamics. The research will require experience in membrane proteins and/or biomolecular magnetic resonance.

This is a one-year appointment; however appointments may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance. The completion of a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biophysics, Biochemistry, or a related field is required by the starting date of the appointment.

Candidates are required to have experience in biophysical investigations of biomolecules. Knowledge and proficiency in membrane proteins is preferred. Candidates are expected to play a leadership role in the laboratory as a mentor for both graduate and undergraduate students.

To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through [email protected] (, search on posting #0621365, and electronically attach the following: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 references.

Review of applications will begin August 30, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Professor Linda Columbus, [email protected]

Questions about the application process in [email protected] should be directed to: Lin Burton, 434-924-4360, [email protected].

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.

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last updated 10-Aug-2017