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Viral Immunology Associate Professor / Professor

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 10th, 2017
Last review date: May 1st, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The University of California, Irvine (UCI) Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics and Department of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases) invite applications for a full-time faculty position. The academic appointment will be at the Associate Professor or Professor level in the Line (tenured) series, which confers membership in the UCI Academic Senate. The departments seek a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD research scientist with an outstanding research program in viral immunology, virus-host interactions, viral pathogenesis, neurovirology, or related areas in virology relevant to human disease. The successful candidate will be expected to collaboratively lead and build a campus program in virus-host interactions that utilizes cutting edge technology and multidisciplinary approaches to understand the mechanisms that underlie the immune response to virus infections, virus invasion and spread, host restriction of viral infection, and the pathogenesis of viral diseases, aided by a substantial start-up package and additional junior faculty positions. This program will also leverage existing resources and strengths of UCI Health, the School of Medicine, the Ayala School of Biological Sciences and partners across the UCI campus, including the Center for Virus Research, the Institute for Immunology, the Cancer Research Institute, and the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science. In addition, candidates will be expected to support institutional and departmental teaching and mentoring missions for graduate students, medical students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and expectations. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on May 1, 2018.

Candidates should upload their curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching, reference information, diversity statement, and additional items to UCI RECRUIT at:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Irvine, CA




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