Faculty Positions

Faculty Positions

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Professor of Medicine
Posting: #0611888

The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Virginia, seeks candidates for a tenure-eligible Professor position to develop a Transplant and Compromised Host Infectious Diseases (TCID) Program at the University. This integrated ambulatory and in-patient program will be dedicated to the prevention and management of infectious diseases in solid organ, stem cell and bone marrow transplant recipients, patients undergoing cancer chemotherapy, and other immunocompromised individuals.

The incumbent will perform daily integrated rounds with the Transplant Surgery service (liver, kidney, pancreas/islet cell - the largest inpatient compromised host service) as well as primary consultative services with the other solid organ transplant programs (SOT) and the inpatient Oncology service. A weekly Transplant Infectious Diseases clinic will also be established to provide care to outpatients, recently hospitalized patients being transitioned to ambulatory care, and patients prior to transplantation for evaluation and counseling.

The incumbent must have a MD degree, be board-certified and/or board eligible in Internal Medicine and in Infectious Disease at appointment start date. Special training, scholarship, and expertise in the field of transplant and compromised host infectious diseases as well as a record of research productivity and experience in Transplant development for infectious diseases is required.


Assistant Professor of Research
Posting: #0610577

The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Virginia, seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor of Research. This tenure-ineligible position will develop molecular diagnostic assays for infectious diseases, including nucleic acid extraction, primer/probe oligonucleotide design, and all validation metrics needed by clinical laboratories. The Incumbent will also oversee projects and personnel and may write grants. This position requires travel to international field sites to interface with collaborators.

Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD and a record of research productivity and experience in molecular diagnostic assays for infectious diseases. A minimum of five years post-doctoral research experience is preferred.