Assistant, Associate or Professor in Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Charlottesville, VA
Jul 02, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant, Associate or Professor in Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-08-2016

Posting Summary:
In a major expansion, the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia ( plans to hire junior tenure-track and established tenured faculty members (open rank). As part of this initiative, the department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics seeks candidates who address contemporary problems in cancer or other diseases, regenerative medicine, aging, immunotherapy or the basic biology of mammalian cells.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in the life sciences or computational biology and must have demonstrated the capacity to develop and/or maintain a high-quality independent research program. Applicants with outstanding credentials from all fields will be considered. Support will include attractive start-up packages, laboratory space, and an exceptionally interactive research environment. Clinically qualified applicants will be considered for a joint appointment in the appropriate clinical department.

To apply, visit and search on posting number 0619017. Complete a candidate profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of research interest (must be two pages or less including references).

Three letters of recommendation are required for tenure-track positions. Referees should email letters electronically to with the applicant's name in the subject heading. For senior applicants seeking tenured positions, letters are not required at the outset and short-listed candidates will be contacted before asking potential referees.

Positions will remain open to applicants until filled.

For additional information please contact Helen Norfleet-Shiflett, department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, via telephone (434) 924-1667 or email

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

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