Assistant/Associate Professor | Charlottesville, VA - Job.com

Assistant/Associate Professor

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## 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 lam8t@virginia. edu. 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 (dae2s@virginia. edu). 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.

## University Leadership Characteristics:

*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" is based on the assumption that the life of the mind is a pursuit for all participants in the University, that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify Uncommon Integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display Great Judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are Strategically Focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by Aggressively Executing these standards. These employees also develop a Deep Passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities. They contribute to team success by Leading Talent through individual efforts.

## Employment Conditions for Faculty

U. Va. will perform background checks including receipt of official transcripts from the institution granting the highest degree for all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

## EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Organization (Position Organization):* 40445 MD-MICR Microbiology

*Rank:* Open Rank

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Position Type:* Teaching and Research Faculty

*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeContact information for 3 References - name, email, phoneStatement of Research Interest

*Department:* Department of Microbiology

*Area of Interest:* No Response

*Employment Posting Category:* Faculty

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=77519

*Working Title:* Assistant/Associate Professor

*Appointment Type:* Clinical Faculty

*Posting Date:* 10-12-2015

*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile

*Posting Number:* 0617509

*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response

*Tenure Status:* Tenure Track

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