Assistant Professor – Virology - University of Florida

  • 3 Jul 2023 2:26 PM
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    College of Medicine
    Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

    Assistant Professor – Virology

    The Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at the University of Florida (UF) College of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor within the area of Virology. Our faculty include some of the brightest and most innovative scholars spanning virology and genetics disciplines. The Department has begun a major expansion of the faculty as part of a 5-year strategic plan (see accompanying ad for geneticist). We invite you to learn more about us by visiting We seek outstanding, creative investigators in any area of virology.

    UF has 70 virology research laboratories situated across seven colleges and institutes who are supported by state-of-the-art resources and centers in immunology, vector biology, RNA biology, metabolomics, and oncogenesis. UF is also developing a world-class artificial intelligence (AI) research infrastructure to support investigators. Research spans many virus families, with existing strengths in arboviruses, tumor viruses, polymicrobial interactions, and neurovirology. We are particularly interested in recruiting candidates who will build a research program that complements these existing strengths.

    A pillar of the UF College of Medicine is diversity, inclusion, and equity ( The successful candidate will be expected to promote and contribute to these core values, develop a vibrant, externally funded research program, participate in graduate-level teaching, and recruit and mentor outstanding trainees. Applicants should hold a PhD, MD or MD/PhD in biomedical sciences or a related field of study. A highly competitive start-up package is available.

    Applications including cover letter, CV, research statement, and contact information for three references must be submitted no later than September 30, 2023 via the Careers at UF Website: for job number 527539.

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