Positions Available

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Thanks for your interest in opportunities to join the Pharmacology Department at UVa. At any given time, we may have Faculty, Professional Research Staff (Postdoc), and/or Lab Technician or Specialist positions open.

Open Rank Faculty Search (R0033212)

The Department of Pharmacology in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia invites applications for two open rank tenured/tenure-track faculty positions. We are seeking outstanding scientists addressing fundamental questions in biomedical sciences with an interdisciplinary perspective and state-of-the-art approaches.

A doctoral degree, is required by the start date of the position. Applicants must have completed a minimum of three years of postdoctoral training, and demonstrated excellence in research with a strong potential of developing innovative research programs that can attract sustained extramural funding.

Tenure status and rank of the position depend on qualifications. For appointment with tenure, candidates should have established a nationally reputable, well-funded research program with a track record of high-impact publications.

Competitive salary, space, and start-up packages will be provided. Prospective faculty members will join a highly collaborative and inclusive department (https://pharm.virginia.edu) with strengths in metabolism, chemical biology, immunity, cardiorespiratory physiology and neuroscience. Prospective faculty members can draw from an outstanding and diverse pool of graduate and MD/PhD students in the interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences (BIMS) program.

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*Update* Application reviews will begin September 11, 2023 and the positions will remain open until filled.

To Apply

Complete an application online and attach:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Detailed statement of research accomplishments and interests (3 page max)
  • Contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, mailing address)

Please note that all documents must be uploaded in the “Resume/CV” box.

External applicants: Please visit the UVA Jobs Board posting (R0033212) and click on the orange “Apply” button.

Internal applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for requisition R0033212.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Jeremy Brofft, Sr. Recruiter at xmf9ad@virginia.edu.. For further information regarding this position, please contact via email the search committee Chair, Dr. Ira Schulman (lgs4c@virginia.edu).

Open Lab Staff and Postdoc Positions

  • R0041657- Lab Specialist (Bochkis Lab)
  • R0044267- Postdoctoral Research Associate (Nieh Lab)
  • R0045725- Lab and Research Tech 2 (Zhu Lab)
  • R0046890- Research Associate or Research Scientist (Bayliss Lab)
  • R0051065-Lab and Research Tech 1-2 or Lab Specialist (Desai Lab)
  • R0051067-Postdoctoral Research Associate (Desai Lab)
  • R0051068-Senior Scientist (Desai Lab)
  • R0051114-Research Associate (Zhu Lab)
  • R0051950-Lab and Research Tech 1-2 or Lab Specialist (Leitinger Lab)
  • R0051951-Postdoctoral Research Associate (Leitinger Lab)

How To Apply

External Applicants: Please visit UVA Jobs Board (https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs) and search for the Requisition Number (e.g., R0012345) shown below. Click on the posting link and then click on the orange “Apply” button. 

Internal (UVA) Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs” to run the Find Jobs Report. Within the report, search for the Requisition Number (e.g., R0012345) shown below.  Click on the posting link and then click on the orange “Apply” button.

All Applicants: Be sure to attach the required documents (cover letter detailing your interest in the position, curriculum vitae/resume, and contact information for three references) as specified in the posting. Applications must contain all required documents to receive full consideration. Positions remain open until filled.


For questions regarding the application process, please contact Jeremy Brofft, Sr. Recruiter at xmf9ad@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply to any and all postings.