Virology Faculty Position

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology (MIC) at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Va., seeks applicants with a research focus in virology for a tenure-eligible position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The candidate will join an exciting and collegial research environment in the Department of MIC and throughout the University, with outstanding opportunities for collaborative research in basic and clinical sciences. The School of Medicine houses state-of-the-art research space and numerous molecular and cellular research core facilities, including biosafety level 3 facilities and cutting-edge flow cytometry, microscopy, and small animal imaging.  The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an energetic, independent, creative and well-funded research program and participate in teaching of graduate and medical students. Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD or equivalent, and a minimum of 3 years of appropriate postdoctoral experience.

Candidates with expertise in any area of virology are encouraged to apply.

Charlottesville is a lively college town located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. 
The local community offers farmer’s markets, diverse neighborhoods, excellent public schools, restaurants, arts, entertainment, and endless opportunities for sports and outdoors recreation. More information can be found at the web page:

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0617509. Complete a candidate profile online, attach a curriculum vitae, a three-page statement of research interests and accomplishments, and contact information for three references. Arrange for referees to send letters to the search committee by email, to Lynn McCutcheon at Review of applications will begin after November 11, 2015,  and will continue until the position is filled. All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.

For additional information about the position (no application materials please), contact the search committee chair, Dr. Dan Engel (  More information on the Department of MIC is available at:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.