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Research Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health (Petri Lab)


Research Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health (Petri Lab)

  • R0041450
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Faculty
  • The University of Virginia
The Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health at the University of Virginia is seeking a tenure-ineligible, Research Assistant Professor to spend a majority of effort on clinical and translational research. A focus on emerging infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, is desirable. It is expected that the candidate will receive external funding to support this effort. Work may include clinical trials, investigator-initiated clinical research, and collaborations with basic scientists in the Division, Department, and School. Additionally, there will be clinical duties that include inpatient Infectious Disease consults, the outpatient Infectious Disease clinic, and potentially telehealth consults and other clinical opportunities.

In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent and be sub-specialty board-certified or board-eligible in Infectious Disease by appointment start date. The candidate should also possess outstanding clinical, technical and interpersonal skills, and training from top-rated institutions.

The University of Virginia is located east of the Blueridge Mountains of Virginia just 30 minutes from Shenandoah National Park and 100 miles south of Washington DC. Charlottesville is often voted one of the best places to live in the US, with a vibrant arts and music scene, pristine nature, local wineries and breweries, and tons of small-town charm.

This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.


Please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition #R0041450. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile, search “Find Jobs,” and search for requisition #R0041450. Completean application online and attach the following documents:

•Cover letter

•Curriculum Vitae

•Contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, physical/mailing address)

Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health and drug screening is required for this position prior to employment.

Priority review of applicants will begin December 31, 2022, and this position will remain open to applications until filled.

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Jessica Russo, via email, sxv9zv@virginia.edu .

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/ For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/ .

For more information on the benefits available to faculty at UVA, visit https://provost.virginia.edu/subsite/faculty-development and hr.virginia.edu/benefits .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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