We are hiring!

The Department of Microbiology and the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (http://depts.washington.edu/labweb/) at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle are conducting a joint search for a full-time Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) who specializes in virology!

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This position will actively contribute to our core values of openness, innovation, and scientific excellence and share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion. We encourage applications from women and minority candidates, individuals with disabilities, and people from groups that are underrepresented in Science and Medicine. This position will teach, mentor, and work with individuals from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

Description: The University of Washington is committed to combating the racism and inequities, both individual and institutional, that persist throughout our society (https://www.washington.edu/raceequity/), and we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to our scholarly mission.

In keeping with our commitment, the Department of Microbiology (https://microbiology.washington.edu/) and the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (http://depts.washington.edu/labweb/) at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle are conducting a joint search for a full-time Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) who specializes in virology.

This position will actively contribute to our core values of openness, innovation, and scientific excellence and share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion. We encourage applications from women and minority candidates, individuals with disabilities, and people from groups that are underrepresented in Science and Medicine. This position will teach, mentor, and work with individuals from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

This position is expected to focus on developing or continuing a cutting-edge, innovative research program in the biology or pathogenesis of viruses important for human health.  Research programs based on other eukaryotic viruses will also be considered.

The Departments are part of an extensive network of research institutes in Seattle that supports a renowned group of virologists and offers a wealth of resources and opportunities for collaboration. An attractive start-up package, competitive salary, and laboratory space are available to support the development of a thriving independent research program. This position has a 12-month annual service period of July 1 – June 30, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022. All University of Washington faculty engage in research, teaching, and service.

Qualifications: Qualified applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Microbiology or a related field, with a demonstrated record of outstanding research. A combined M.D./Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) is also acceptable.

Application Instructions: Applications submitted via Interforlio (apply.interfolio.com/93674) by December 3, 2021 will receive full consideration, although the position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit the following:

Cover letter

Curriculum Vitae

A concise research statement that describes past accomplishments and future goals (two pages or less),

Diversity statement describing past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or plans for future efforts (two pages or less),

A brief statement describing your teaching philosophy and experience (one page), and

Three confidential reference letters

Optional: Preprints of one or two key papers as a single PDF may also be submitted via Interfolio.

For questions about this position, please email Sarah Slonim (chairast@uw.edu).

 

 

 

 

Publication Date: 

Tuesday, November 2, 2021