The Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington in Seattle is conducting a search for a Research Assistant Professor in the field of virology and immunology. The investigator will be able to interact with University of Washington investigators interested in developing strategies to treat and prevent emerging infectious diseases and HIV. The position is a 12-month, full time, non-tenure track position in the School of Medicine. The anticipated start date is Winter 2021.
University of Washington Faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
We are looking for an innovative investigator with regional or national reputation for leading the development of an independent research program on the role of vaccine development and pathogenesis in emerging infectious diseases and HIV. A minimum of 3 to 5 years experience working on rodent and non-human primate pre-clinical models of infectious diseases and expertise in HIV co-infections is required.
Candidates for this position must hold a PhD degree in microbiology or related discipline (or foreign equivalent). An MD or foreign equivalent is also acceptable. Applicants must have a strong record of graduate research and at least three years of postdoctoral experience and publications.
Salary and benefits are competitive and will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the applicant.
To apply submit a cover letter, CV, a concise summary of research accomplishments, and a two-page summary of future research interests through the web portal: https://apply.interfolio.com/79523. Applicants should also arrange for 4 letters of reference from reviewers who will receive separate instructions sent automatically by interfolio addressed to Dr. David R. Sherman, Chair, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, 750 Republican St., Box 358071, Room F804, Seattle, WA 98109 by November 30, 2020.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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