Virologist, Assistant or Associate Professor

  • University of Virginia, Microbiology, Immunology, & Cancer Biology Department
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Feb 24, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


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 the teaching of graduate and medical students.

Charlottesville is a lively and vibrant college town located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The local community offers diverse neighborhoods, excellent public schools, numerous restaurants, arts, entertainment, and endless opportunities for sports and outdoor recreation.



Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required qualifications:

  • Education: Must have a Ph.D. and/or MD or equivalent
  • Experience: a minimum of 3 years of appropriate postdoctoral experience
  • Candidates with expertise in any area of Virology are encouraged to apply.
  • More information can be found at

Application Details

Application process:

Please visit and search for Job Requisition Number R0013956.

  • Complete a candidate profile online
  • Attach a curriculum vitae
  • A three-page statement of research interests and accomplishments
  • Contact information for three references. Arrange for referees to send letters to the search committee by email to Ms. Lynn McCutcheon at


Review of applications will begin immediately 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 chairs Drs. Dean Kedes ( or Anna Cliffe (


For information regarding the application process contact the recruiter, Alaha Jamil at


More information on the Department of MIC is available at:


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


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