Postdoctoral Research Associate, Astrochemistry - JRID47739

Submission Dates
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March 31, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
April 1, 2014
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Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
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Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
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Professor Eric Herbst
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Postdoctoral Research Associate, Astrochemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate, to perform research in the field of astrochemistry with Professor Eric Herbst.

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

The completion of all the requirements for a Ph.D. degree in chemistry, astronomy, or a related discipline by the appointment start date is required. Candidates should have some experience in astrochemistry, or wish to learn astrochemical methods in order to supplement their knowledge of a closely allied field such as molecular observations or analysis of observational data. Candidates will be expected to assist with training of both graduate and undergraduate students.

To apply, please submit a candidate profile on-line through Jobs@UVA ( and electronically attach the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interest and the contact information for three (3) references; search on posting number 0613499.

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2014 with an anticipated start date of the spring of 2014; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Professor Eric Herbst at

Questions regarding the Candidate Profile process or Jobs@UVA should be directed to: Valerie Dudding (434) 924-4360 or

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.
Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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