Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Cell Biology
University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Years of Experience:
2 - 4
The Department of Cell Biology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine seeks exceptional candidates for an Open Rank Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Cell Biology position on the Academic Investigator track. This is a tenure-eligible, Independent Investigator faculty position dedicated to the University of Virginia's research and teaching missions. Rank is commensurate with experience and level of accomplishment.
Successful candidates will be expected to lead an extramurally funded research program focused on addressing fundamental mechanisms of cellular and developmental biology using cutting-edge approaches such as advanced live-cell and embryo imaging, gene-editing and genome-level bioinformatic analyses. The candidate will also be expected to be a collaborating member of the emerging Developmental Genomics Center at UVA that focuses on defining the genetic defects underlying pediatric patients with developmental disorders. Candidates will be expected to participate in the teaching of graduate and/or medical students, and the mentorship of pre- and post-doctoral trainees.
The University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty, staff and students. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, color, disability, gender, marital status, ethnicity, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status.
The University of Virginia is recognized annually as one of the nation's top public institutions of higher learning. Charlottesville has been recognized as one of America's top cities to live and raise a family. It is also one America's Top Green Cities, located near the Blue Ridge Mountains, it offers extensive opportunity for hiking, running, cycling, tennis, golf and skiing.
Education: PhD is required.
Experience: A minimum of three year postdoctoral or equivalent research experience in cell and developmental biology is required. Position requires a history of research publications and demonstrable, strong commitment to education and scholarship.
External Applicants: Please apply through Workday and search for requisition # R0027177. Complete an application online. Attach a cover letter, CV, research statement, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the “Resume” box. The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check.
Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, and search for requisition # R0027177. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV, research statement, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).
For additional information regarding the position, please contact Dr. Karen Hirschi, Professor of Cell Biology. For further information regarding the application process, please contact Margaret Weeks, Academic Recruiter.
This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.
The University of Virginia, established in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, is recognized annually as one of the nation's top public institutions and the University of Virginia Medical Center is listed as one of America's Top Hospitals. UVA’s School of Medicine serves as a national model for excellence through innovation and collaboration, bringing together basic and clinical scientists and spanning disciplines to pioneer the treatments and cures of tomorrow.