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Open Rank, The Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology at the University of Virginia invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position 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.

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.


EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL,, and search for requisition # R0020231. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and contact information for three references.

INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home page, search "Find Jobs", and search for requisition # R0020231. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and contact information for three references.

For further information about the position, the scope of the search, please contact Ms. Jennifer Smith at or Dr. Anne Kenworthy at

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Michelle Williams, Faculty Search Advisor, 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, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: University of Virginia, Charlottesville , Open Rank, The Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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