Assistant Professor, Director of the Antibody Engineering Technology Core

Charlottesville, VA
Feb 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Professor, Director of the Antibody Engineering Technology Core

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: School of Medicine, SOM Core Facilities

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 12-29-2016

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia's School of Medicine Core Facilities seeks applicants for a tenure-ineligible Assistant Professor of Research Support serving as the Director of the Antibody Engineering Technology Core. The Core Director will work closely with the Faculty Director, the Associate Dean for Research Infrastructure, and the Office of Research Core Administration, along with other institutional research resources, to ensure integrated support for investigators, as well as efficient and effective scientific and fiscal management of the core. The individual must have strong interpersonal skills and be capable of interacting with a diverse group of scientists both in the University and with partners outside of the University. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting investigators with experimental design for monoclonal antibody production and selection, as well as for training investigators how to perform protocols as needed. They will also consult with investigators regarding service needs and provide ongoing management of lab technicians through the development of performance goals, feedback, and training for new or advanced protocols.

Successful applicants must have a PhD in the biological sciences and one year of experience in the field of monoclonal antibody production working with monoclonal antibody utilization, screening and assay development, antibody functionalization/modification, as well as the use of recombinant technology phage display for monoclonal antibody production, humanization technologies or selection of fully human recombinant antibodies.

Candidates seeking a tenure-ineligible position may be eligible to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future, consistent with SOM Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications.

Applications will be accepted through April 19, 2017.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0620038, complete a Candidate Profile online, and attach a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. Positions will remain open until filled. For further information about the position and application process, please contact Alicia Felt, Office of Research Core Administration Business Manager, 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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