Emory University

Assistant/Associate Professor of Virology

Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Atlanta, GA, United States

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, invites applications for a tenure eligible position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level within the broad field of virology. ALL areas of virology are of interest. Applicants in the fields of pathogenesis, virus-host interactions, molecular virology, viral evolution, and viral immunology are encouraged to apply. 


We offer a highly interactive collegial research environment with state-of-the-art research facilities, as well as proximity to and collaborations with The Emory Vaccine ­Center, Emory Transplant Center, The Winship Cancer Institute, the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, the Biomedical Engineering Department at GA Tech, and the  Centers for Disease Control. Visit our website for more information on our faculty, department, and links to our graduate programs: http://www.microbiology.emory.edu.


Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, in conjunction with a record of strong postdoctoral training. Ideal candidates will be collaborative scientists that bring new perspectives to the Department. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program, and to participate in our strong graduate and medical student training programs through mentorship and teaching. The primary criteria for selection will be excellence and creativity in research and scholarship.


Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a description of research interests (2 pages), and have three letters of references sent to: Virology Search Committee, c/o Ms. Jenny O’Neil. Please apply through the Emory University Careers website https://faculty-emory.icims.com/jobs/24145/job. Applications should be received by January 27, 2020 to ensure consideration. Later applications may also be considered if the position has not been filled.


Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Applications from women and ethnic minorities are strongly encouraged. The University strives to support all faculty by fostering an equitable scholarly environment. We encourage potential candidates to visit the website of the Emory Work-Life Resource Center: http://www.worklife.emory.edu.


Please apply via recruiter’s website.