Posting Summary: In a major expansion, the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia (www.virginia.edu/bmg) plans to hire junior tenure-track and established tenured faculty members (open rank). As part of this initiative, the department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics seeks candidates who address contemporary problems in cancer or other diseases, regenerative medicine, aging, immunotherapy or the basic biology of mammalian cells.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in the life sciences or computational biology and must have demonstrated the capacity to develop and/or maintain a high-quality independent research program. Applicants with outstanding credentials from all fields will be considered. Support will include attractive start-up packages, laboratory space, and an exceptionally interactive research environment. Clinically qualified applicants will be considered for a joint appointment in the appropriate clinical department.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on posting number 0619017. Complete a candidate profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of research interest (must be two pages or less including references).
Three letters of recommendation are required for tenure-track positions. Referees should email letters electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org with the applicant's name in the subject heading. For senior applicants seeking tenured positions, letters are not required at the outset and short-listed candidates will be contacted before asking potential referees.
Positions will remain open to applicants until filled.
For additional information please contact Helen Norfleet-Shiflett, department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, via telephone (434) 924-1667 or email email@example.com.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly 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.