Posting Summary: The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a tenure-ineligible Assistant Professor position to work in the Center for Advanced Vision Science who's Director, Dr. Ambati, was a recipient of the 2014 NIH Director's Pioneer Award.
A dynamic and talented individual is sought to join a vibrant group that has made pioneering contributions to ocular biology and innate immunity. Applicants should hold PhD, MD, or equivalent degree(s) with the ability of unsupervised planning, execution, data collection, and analyses. The candidate must be a strong communicator who works well in a team setting.
The ideal candidate will be expected to support research efforts to reduce vision-threatening eye disease, to develop new concepts in understanding the mechanisms of ocular disease, independently carry out experiments, and contribute to the mission for vision science, serving as a resource and mentor for the research group and serve an active role in the education and training of research fellows, laboratory staff, and medical students.
Computer skills are necessary for data analysis and interpretation with expected proficiency in Windows, Office, AdobeSuite applications, SPSS or other statistical software, and ImageJ.
To apply, please visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search posting # 0619507. Complete a candidate profile online and attach a CV, cover letter and contact information for three references.
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.