Assistant/Associate Professor

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

Eastern Virginia Medical School seeks qualified applicants for two full time salaried faculty positions at the ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR level. EVMS is Southeastern Virginia's premier medical education and research institution located in Norfolk's historic Ghent neighborhood on an impressive and growing campus with access to world class hospitals and extensive core facilities.

We are seeking individuals with a multi-disciplinary and/or team approaches to research in the Biomedical Sciences. EVMS has research strengths in cancer, cardiovascular disease, inflammation and neurological disorders. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in translational research and/or approaches to utilization of patient sample cohorts, data analysis, molecular epidemiology or omics technologies that can support multiple areas of team science. Through existing regional partnerships, EVMS has a centralized CAP-approved biorepository, state-of-the-art proteomics/genomics capabilities and data analytics infrastructure to support faculty research.

Successful applicants should have a strong track record of publications and proven or high potential for obtaining sustained extramural funding. Potential recruits should show an interest in both the underlying basic biology of disease, as well as translational research opportunities consistent with the overall vision of EVMS to be the most community-oriented school of medicine and health professions in the United States. All exceptional candidates will be considered.

Responsibilities: The primary duties of the successful candidates will be to
  • Develop or maintain an extramurally funded research program
  • Participate in teaching medical and graduate students.
  • Participate in service activities of the school (e.g. service on committees)
Qualifications: Successful candidates should have a PhD, MD or MD/PhD degree, and at least three years postdoctoral training with a strong track record of publications. Evidence of ability to obtain research funding is strongly recommended.

Rank and salary: The successful applicant will hold a full-time academic appointment in either the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology or Department of Physiological Sciences, depending on area of expertise at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Salary is dependent upon rank, qualifications and experience. A highly competitive start-up package and compensation with comprehensive benefits are available for qualified candidates.

Please include the following items in your online submission:
  • Cover letter addressing the candidate's strengths and qualifications and listing the position number *Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of research interests/achievements
  • Contact information for three references (preferably from three institutions)
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