Charlottesville, VA
Jul 05, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Instructor

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Cell Biology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-01-2013

Posting Summary:
The Department of Cell Biology at the University of Virginia, seeks candidates for a tenure-ineligible Instructor of Research. The successful applicant will work as a member of a team investigating the mechanisms of Salmonella pathogenesis, using both in vitro and in vivo models. Of particular interest will be the study of how bacterial effector proteins manipulate host cells to promote infection of epithelial cells and intracellular survival in macrophages. Responsibilities also include supervision of undergraduate students, advising technicians, and an involvement in writing manuscripts and grants.

Candidates must have a PhD or MD, 5 years of postdoctoral experience in cell biology, microbiology, or molecular biology in areas relevant to topics described above. Expertise in recombinant DNA and biochemical methods, confocal microscopy, and animal models are strongly preferred. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently and productively are required.

The environment in Cell Biology at UVa is highly supportive and interactive, including joint research meetings and seminars in various aspects of cell and developmental biology. For additional information about the research in the department, please visit the department's Web site:

To apply, visit; and search on posting number 0611617. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. The position will be open until filled.

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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