Open Rank, Tenure Track Faculty

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Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Open Rank, Tenure Track Faculty Position Number Appointment Type Faculty Salary Range Full-time/Part-time Full Time If part-time, hours per week FTE Vacancy ID FAC0001742 Posting Open Date 08/17/2016 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Proposed Start Date 12/01/2016 Position Summary

The UNC HIV Cure Center in the Institute of Global Health and Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for Open Rank tenure/tenured track faculty position. The UNC HIV Cure Center is a partnership between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and GlaxoSmithKline. The UNC HIV Cure Center, directed by Dr. David Margolis, is focused on the discovery, development, and implementation of new treatments to allow durable treatment-free remission of HIV infection (cure). This incredibly unique public-private partnership is redefining the traditional way of conducting research and is creating a new model to seek the breakthroughs needed to tackle this extraordinarily challenging global health issue.

This faculty position is part of a partnership between the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine is recruiting for a Tenure Track Faculty member, open rank. At the Assistant Professor rank the ability to establish a successful independent research program is required. At the Associate/Full Professor rank applicants are expected to have extramural funding and an established national reputation as a leader in their field. All applicants must have a research focus in the study of HIV persistence (latency mechanisms, immune response, drug development, viral clearance, novel assays, approaches, or therapeutics). The applicant’s research may employ a wide variety of experimental approaches including a range of molecular and cellular biology techniques and in vitro and in vivo models.

Educational Requirements

MD or PhD in Biology, Immunology, Virology, Molecular Biology or related field

Qualifications and Experience

At the Assistant Professor rank the ability to establish a successful independent research program is expected. At the Associate/Full Professor level applicants are expected to have extramural funding and an established national reputation as a leader in their field. A research focus in the study of HIV persistence (latency mechanisms, immune response, drug development, viral clearance, novel assays, approaches, or therapeutics). Technical skills including a range of molecular and cellular biology techniques and in vitro and in vivo models. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Excellent teaching skills in both didactic and interactive teaching styles are highly desirable, for MD applicants interest in clinical and translational activities is also 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.

Special Instructions

Candidates should apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/104682. The online application will require a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a 2-3 page summary of research and career goals, and the names and contact information for 4 references.

Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/104682 Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Mary Napier, Director of Operations HIV Cure Center Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected] Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919) 962-1092 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. What is your highest degree?
      • PhD
      • MD
      • PharmD
      • DDS
      • DVM
      • JD
      • MLS/MIS
      • Masters
      • Other
    2. In 2-3 short paragraphs, describe in detail three aspects of this position that you find most appealing.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. Please provide a one paragraph description of your involvement in a scientific collaboration. What did you learn from this experience and how might you improve future collaborations?

      (Open Ended Question)

    4. Please provide a bullet list of your three most impactful teaching and/or mentoring experiences, along with a brief statement of why or how it impacted your career.

      (Open Ended Question)

    5. Please describe your demonstrated experience with the acquisition and management of external funding (eg. NIH).

      (Open Ended Question)

     

     

     

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