The Molecular Biology Department at Princeton University invites applications in Virology and Host-Virus Interactions for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking an outstanding investigator using innovative approaches to study fundamental biological questions in the area of virology, including but not limited to molecular virology and host virus-interactions. Princeton University has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary studies with biological research on campus spanning multiple departments. Information about the Molecular Biology Department and associated programs can be found at http://molbio.princeton.edu. We seek faculty members who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring that will enhance the work of the department and attract and retain a diverse student body, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree, an excellent record of research productivity, and demonstrate the ability to develop a creative independent research program. Applications must be submitted online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/12442, and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a two-page summary of current and proposed research, and contact information for three references. All materials must be submitted as PDF files. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by October 31, 2019.This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
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