Posting Summary: The Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology (MIC) at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Va., seeks applicants with a research focus in virology for a tenure-eligible position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The candidate will join an exciting and collegial research environment in the Department of MIC and throughout the University, with outstanding opportunities for collaborative research in basic and clinical sciences. The School of Medicine houses state-of-the-art research space and numerous molecular and cellular research core facilities, including biosafety level 3 facilities and cutting-edge flow cytometry, microscopy, and small animal imaging. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an energetic, independent, creative and well-funded research program and participate in teaching of graduate and medical students. Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD or equivalent, and a minimum of 3 years of appropriate postdoctoral experience.
Candidates with expertise in any area of virology are encouraged to apply.
Charlottesville is a lively college town located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The local community offers farmer's markets, diverse neighborhoods, excellent public schools, restaurants, arts, entertainment, and endless opportunities for sports and outdoors recreation. More information can be found at the web page: http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu/ and search on Posting Number 0617509. Complete a candidate profile online, attach a curriculum vitae, a three-page statement of research interests and accomplishments, and contact information for three references. Arrange for referees to send letters to the search committee by email, to Lynn McCutcheon at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin after November 11, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.
For additional information about the position (no application materials please), contact the search committee chair, Dr. Dan Engel (firstname.lastname@example.org). More information on the Department of MIC is available at: http://www.medicine.virginia.edu/basic-science/departments/microbiology.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.