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Assistant, Associate or Full Research Professor

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Working Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Research Professor

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-10-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Virginia is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our research team as a part-time (less than 50%) tenure-ineligible, Open Rank Research Faculty.

The selected candidate must be a basic scientist with a PhD and a strong track record of publications and external funding in virology. Successful applicants must have experience in common immunological approaches to isolate and characterize the function, infectivity and serological reactivity of viruses; T cell culture, activation, signaling and recognition of viruses; large granular lymphocyte leukemia biology and immunology; and the supervision and mentoring of postdocs and graduate students. Experience in molecular techniques as well as computational and statistical approaches that utilize next generation sequencing data to analyze the phylogenetic classification and characterization of exogenous or endogenous retrovirus integration sites, structure, polymorphisms and evolution is required. In depth experience in functional interactions between exogenous (e.g. HIV and HTLV) human or animal (e.g. FeLV) viruses with endogenous viral and other mobile genetic elements is preferred.

The University of Virginia, Department of Medicine's Division of Hematology/Oncology as well as the School of Medicine, Cancer Center and Medical Center (Magnet-designated) are ranked among the best in the U.S. and offer a very collegial environment in a beautiful University town. Charlottesville, located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States by Money Magazine and USA Today.

To apply visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0623811. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of research interest, and contact information for three references.

For additional information about the position, please contact David Feith, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, via email [email protected]

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Greg Haskins, via email [email protected] or via telephone 434-924-2936.

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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Posted: 8/11/2018
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