Associate Professor/Full Professor

Job description

Working Title: Associate Professor/Full Professor

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: School of Medicine

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-12-2015

Posting Summary:
The Department of Neuroscience and Center for Brain Immunology and Glia at the University of Virginia are seeking candidates for tenure-eligible Associate and Full Professor positions.

Candidates must have a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD, and at least 10 years of neuroscience and/or immunology research experience, as well as a history of exceptional publications and extramural funding. Incumbents will be expected to run an extramurally funded research laboratory in which post docs, graduate, and undergraduate students will play major roles. The candidate will also be expected to participate in the educational and service missions of the School of Medicine.

As a member of the Center and of the Department of Neuroscience the candidate is expected to interact with other faculty members in developing program project proposals in the area of neuroimmunology/glia biology, participate in Center and Departmental activities, and lead efforts in mentoring trainees and junior faculty members. Areas of focus include, but are not restricted to: neuroimmunology; microglia biology in neurodegenerative disorders; astroglia physiology; and blood-brain barrier function in healthy and diseased brain. A particular interest of the Center is in neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, neurodevelopmental, and mental/cognitive disorders. More information on the Department of Neuroscience is available at:

For additional information about the position (no application materials please), contact the search committee chair, Dr.Scott Zeitlin, 434-924-5011, [email protected]

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0617671. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Positions will remain open to applications until filled.

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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