Assistant Professor - Infectious Diseases

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Med-Infectious Diseases - 411460

Appointment Type: Tenured/Tenure Track

Vacancy ID: FAC0002125

Position Summary: The Division of Infectious Diseases at the UNC School of Medicine is recruiting for a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Duties include, but are not limited to, conducting ongoing scientific research and supporting both inpatient and outpatient clinical duties. Research areas should be multidisciplinary with a focus on HIV transmission dynamics using molecular epidemiology and phylogenetics.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: Candidates must have an M.D. degree from an accredited US medical school and be BC/BE in Infectious Diseases.

Qualification and Experience: Qualified candidates will have at least three years research experience post-fellowship with record of external grant support including a history of self-initiated funding (such as a K-level NIH award or foundation grant), with plans in place for pursuing NIH funding as an independent investigator within the first two years of appointment and a track record of publications in HIV-related phylogenetic research. Essential skills include expertise in HIV clinical care, working with both viral nucleotide sequence analysis in combination with clinical data, experience in viral sequence management including computational techniques in phylogenetic and phylodynamic inference, network analysis, clinical cohort and surveillance/public health data analysis. Candidate must have strong writing skills and ability to work closely with the NC Department of Public Health in Raleigh. Experience collaborating with a public health partner (e.g. CDC or State Health Department) is strongly desired.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Joseph Eron

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: joseph_eron@med.unc.edu