Faculty Vacancy Details [back]

Academic/Administrative Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Human and Molecular GeneticsDate Posted: 9/9/2015
Rank:  InstructorHire Date:  10/25/2015
Title:  InstructorPosition Number:  F31160
Deadline:  10/10/2015Type of Search:  National
Description:  The Department of Human and Molecular Genetics (HMG) and the VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine (VIMM) in Richmond, Virginia are currently seeking to fill an entry-level Instructor position.
Qualifications:  The priority for the position will be given to a researcher with experience in the areas of molecular cell biology and immunology. We are seeking a candidate with minimum 2 years of postdoctoral training and expertise in animal models of cancer and other immune-related diseases. All applicants must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

HMG, VIMM, MCC and VCU provide an interactive and collaborative research and educational environment that will facilitate the training of the next generation of research scientists, clinicians and academicians, and will provide a direct conduit for the translation of genetic information from bench-to-bedside. Outstanding state-of-the-art core research facilities with generous start-up and support packages are available for qualified applicants.

Richmond, VA, provides an ideal rural living and cultural environment with affordable housing, outstanding school systems and ready access to other metropolitan areas (including Washington, DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York). Moreover, the City of Richmond offers a diverse and rich cultural heritage that engenders a high quality of living for its residents.
Application Process:  Applicants should send their most recent CV and the names of three individuals that can be contacted for letters of recommendation to vimm@vcu.edu, Dr. Paul B. Fisher, Search Committee Chairman, c/o Dr. Shawn Wang, Virginia Commonwealth University, PO Box 980033, Richmond, VA 23298. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Review of Applications will begin September 10, 2015 and will close on October 10, 2015.
For Additional Information:  Linda Downes-Piazza Phone:628-3506 Fax:(804)827-1124