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Research Associate in Chemical Engineering

Charlottesville

Research Associate in Chemical Engineering

  • R0044041
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Professional Research Staff
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Virginia invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the laboratory of Prof. Steven Caliari.

We are seeking candidates to work on a project leveraging novel biomaterial design for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse. The successful candidate will develop skills in these areas while also writing papers/proposals and presenting their research at meetings. The highest standards of ethics and laboratory safety will be expected at all times.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have a PhD in Chemical Engineering, Biomedical or Biological Engineering, Chemistry, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, or a related field by the start date. The applicant should also have a track record of mentorship of undergraduate and/or graduate researchers and strong writing ability as evidenced by prior peer-reviewed publications and grant/fellowship applications.

The candidate should preferably have experience in biomaterials and tissue engineering with complementary expertise in areas such as polymer synthesis/chemistry or animal surgery. The researcher in this position will work with both graduate and undergraduate students, so preference will be given to candidates who also have experience mentoring students.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach a cover letter indicating your research interests in the Caliari Lab, a detailed curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on February 18, 2023, but the position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be renewed for additional one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Steven Caliari, Associate Professor, at caliari@virginia.edu

For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu

For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding 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.

 

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