Faculty Position in DNA Repair and Genomic Instability

Location
Burlington, Vermont (US)
Salary
DOE
Posted
January 21 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Faculty Position in DNA Repair and Genomic Instability

 

The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Vermont (UVM) seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the area of DNA repair and genomic instability.

 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. with significant postdoctoral experience and a track record of scientific productivity. Successful applicants are expected to have or develop a vibrant, extramurally funded research program. They will be expected to participate in undergraduate, graduate, and/or medical teaching. A competitive salary, startup funds, and space will be provided. Information about the department may be found on our website at: http://www.med.uvm.edu/mmg/

 

The candidate will be a faculty member in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, which is a vibrant and growing department positioned within both the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Larner College of Medicine. Our research laboratories study diverse topics such as microbial pathogenicity, vaccinology, human immunology, structural biology, bioinformatics, and protein-DNA interactions in cancer biology.

 

The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is a comprehensive research university located in Burlington, Vermont, about 90 miles south of Montreal. Burlington is often rated as the best small city in America for quality of living, and features year-round outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 200,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains.

 

The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service and research, scholarship or creative arts. Applicants are required to submit a separate statement of advancing diversity and inclusive excellence.

 

We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground.

 

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

 

Applicants should provide 1) a cover letter addressed to Sylvie Doublié, Ph.D., search committee chair, 2) a current CV, 3) a 2 page research statement, 4) a statement on teaching, mentoring, and diversity/inclusive excellence, 5) up to 3 papers with a paragraph on significance, and 6) the names and contact information for three references. All application materials should be submitted to https://www.uvmjobs.com Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be emailed to marian.e.miller@med.uvm.edu. Applications lacking any of these components will not be considered. Evaluation of applications will begin January 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.