Assistant Professor - Virology, RNA Virus, and Emerging Viruses

University of Florida
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

Job no: 522541
Work type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Health Profession, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:29060000 - MD-MOLECULAR GENTCS / MICROBIO

Classification Title:

Assistant Professor - Virology, RNA Virus, and Emerging Viruses

Job Description:

Our well-established virology group is supported by the UF Emerging Pathogens Institute, UF Center for Inflammation & Mucosal Immunology, UF Health Cancer Center, highly ranked Colleges of Veterinary Medicine and Dentistry, CDC Southeastern Center of Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases, and NIH Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics. UF is also developing a world-class artificial intelligence (AI) research infrastructure to support investigators.

This is critical for the development of expertise in key areas of molecular virology research and for the research and teaching missions of the Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Expected Salary:

$110,000 - $120,000 annually; commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. degree

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and 3+ years of postdoctoral experience; a demonstrated ability to conduct original, innovative virology research

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The University of Florida is committed to nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

In order to be considered, you must upload references, cover letter, and resume/CV. If selected as one of the final candidate, three letters of references must be provided.

Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised: 22 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 21 Aug 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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