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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Cell Biology

Employer
University of Virginia
Location
Charlottesville City, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 1, 2021

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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*Job location: *Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)

*Employment Type:* Full-time
*Posted data:* 2021-11-14
*Req:* R0027177
The [Department of Cell Biology](http://med.virginia.edu/cell-biology/) at the University of Virginia School of Medicine seek exceptional candidates for an Open Rank Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Cell Biology position on the Academic Investigator track. This is a tenure-eligible, Independent Investigator faculty position dedicated to the University of Virginia's teaching and research missions. Rank is commensurate with experience and level of accomplishment.
Successful candidates will be expected to lead an extramurally funded research program focused on addressing fundamental mechanisms of cellular and developmental biology using cutting-edge approaches such as advanced live-cell and embryo imaging, gene-editing and genome-level bioinformatic analyses. The candidate will also be expected to be a collaborating member of the emerging Developmental Genomics Center at UVA that focuses on defining the genetic defects underlying pediatric patients with developmental disorders. Preference will be given to candidates who have served as Principal Investigator on NIH K99/R00, R01 or equivalent extramural grants. Candidates will be expected to participate in the teaching of medical and/or graduate students, and the mentorship of pre-doctoral trainees.
The [University of Virginia](http://www.virginia.edu/), established in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, is recognized annually as one of the nation's top public institutions and the University of Virginia Medical Center is listed as one of America's Top Hospitals. Charlottesville is located in central Virginia, 110 miles from Washington, DC and 70 miles from Richmond. It has been recognized as one of America's top cities to live, raise a family, conduct business, and retire. It has also been recognized as one of America's Top Green Cities. Located near the Blue Ridge Mountains it is popular with outdoor enthusiasts with extensive opportunity for hiking, running, cycling, tennis, golf and skiing.
*Minimum Requirements*
Education: PhD is required.
Experience: A minimum of three year' postdoctoral or equivalent research experience in cell and developmental biology is required. Position requires a history of research publications and demonstrable, strong commitment to education and scholarship.
This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.
The position will remain open until filled.
*Application Instructions*
External Applicants: please apply through [Workday](http://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs). Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, a research statement and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the "Resume" box. The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check.
Internal Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, a research statement and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the "Resume" box. The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check.
For additional information regarding the position, please contact [Dr. Karen Hirschi](mailto:kkh4yy@virginia.edu), Professor of Cell Biology.
For further information regarding the application process, please contact [Margaret Weeks,](mailto:mew7ys@virginia.edu) Academic Recruiter.
UVA[ assists faculty spouses](http://dualcareer.virginia.edu/) and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. Please take time to also learn more about UVA and the [Charlottesville community](http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville) to see why it is such a great place to live.

*COVID Vaccination Requirement*

Due to the scope of President Biden's [Executive Order 14042](https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/09/09/executive-order-on-ensuring-adequate-covid-safety-protocols-for-federal-contractors/) issued in early September, *all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption.* The University has updated policy [SEC-045](http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/SEC-045) to reflect these new requirements.  

*If hired by the Academic Division*, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

*Note:* Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the [UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements](https://hr.virginia.edu/covid-19/covid-vaccination-requirements-uva-new-hires) webpage.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
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