Positions Available

Thanks for your interest in opportunities to join the Pharmacology Department at UVa.

To search Jobs@UVA for open positions in Pharmacology,

  • Click on the “Search Postings” link on the right navigational bar of the Jobs@UVA website (https://jobs.virginia.edu)
  • In the “Department” box, select “Department of Pharmacology” from the drop-down menu (leave “Position Type” as “Any”)
  • Click the “Search” button

This will bring up a list of all opportunities currently avaliable in the department.

At any given time, we may have Faculty, Professional Research Staff (Postdoc), and/or Lab Technician positions available. To apply for any of these positions, visit Jobs@UVa and complete a Candidate Profile online. Then, simply attach required documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, etc.) as specified in the posting. Positions will remain open to applications until filled.

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.


The Department of Pharmacology at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a faculty position with an emphasis on Systems Neuroscience. The successful candidate will develop an innovative research program that complements the multi-disciplinary research interests of the Pharmacology Department and the School of Medicine at large. We seek candidates who interrogate biochemical pathways or neural circuits that control critically important and medically relevant nervous system functions or behaviors. Proficiency with several cutting-edge neuroscience methods or unique expertise in a highly novel technology would be desirable. The successful candidate will enjoy superb resources including a generous start-up package, state-of-the-art core facilities, and a strong collaborative research environment.

Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD, significant postdoctoral research experience, and high-impact publications in peer-reviewed international scientific journals. Rank, tenure status and compensation are dependent on qualifications and experience.

To be considered for the tenure-eligible position, candidates must have expertise in basic research and a commitment toward a career in academic science. To be considered for the tenured position, candidates must demonstrate scholarship and excellence in two domains consistent with the requirements for tenure in the School of Medicine.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0619806. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two-page statement of research goals & interests, and contact information for three references.

For additional information regarding the application process please email pharmsearch@virginia.edu. The position will remain open until filled.

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.