Cancer Biologist, Assistant or Associate Professor

  • University of Virginia, Microbiology, Immunology, & Cancer Biology Department
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • Feb 25, 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, Virginia, seeks applicants with a research focus in cancer biology for a tenure-eligible position at the rank of Assistant / Associate Professor. The successful 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 exceptional biosafety level 3 facilities and cutting-edge flow cytometry, microscopy, and small animal imaging.  The successful candidate will establish and maintain an energetic, independent, creative, and well-funded research program in any area of cancer biology, and will 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, or appropriate experience as an independent faculty member.  

Application Details

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number R0013925.  

  • Complete a candidate profile online 

  • Attach a curriculum vitae 

  • A three-page statement of research interests and accomplishments 

  • Provide contact information for three references. Arrange for referees to send letters to the search committee by email, to 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 chair, Dr. Amy Bouton ( More information on the Department of MIC is available at:   

For any additional questions regarding the application process, contact the recruiter, Alaha Jamil at  
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. 


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