Posting Summary: The Department of Neuroscience of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, home of the Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG), seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants holding a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and demonstrating outstanding scientific achievement will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates whose research aligns with the department strengths and addresses Glia biology, Sensory Biology, neurodegeneration, or neurodevelopment. The successful candidate will have access to state of the art research facilities and collaborations in a collegial environment where Neuroscience is an institution-wide strength that brings together faculty and students from thirteen departments.
The University of Virginia provides a dynamic intellectual environment with opportunities for cutting-edge research collaborations. Neuroscience at the University of Virginia is an Institution-wide strength that brings together faculty from the Department of Neuroscience with exceptional faculty in a number of other departments in the College and the School of Medicine. Outstanding contributions to these research endeavors come from PhD, MD/PhD (MSTP), and undergraduate training programs in the neurosciences.
Charlottesville and central Virginia offer a distinctive community for both personal and professional activities. A strong sense of community exists in the region along with excellent educational systems for adults and children. Charlottesville is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is consistently listed among the top cities in national rankings of the most desirable places to live. It offers a thriving community, highlighted by regular literary, film, theatrical, and historical festivals.
To apply visit jobs.virginia.edu and search for Posting 0621594, complete a candidate profile, and provide a cover letter, CV, and list of three references.
The position will remain open until filled. For questions about the position, please contact Alban Gaultier, PhD, at email@example.com. For questions about the application process, please contact Jon Stafford, department administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
About University of Virginia
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 benefits 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.