Assistant Professor in Virology - Boston MA

Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Competitive salary
Jul 22, 2016
Nov 24, 2016
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

The Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology at Harvard Medical School ( invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek an outstanding scientist performing research in any area of virology, including emerging viruses, virus-cell interaction, latent infections, tumor virology, structural virology, viral immunology and viral pathogenesis.

This position offers outstanding scholarly and scientific resources in a collegial and collaborative environment. There are exceptionally strong ties to related departments throughout Harvard University, the Harvard affiliated teaching hospitals, and the Boston virology community. The position provides the opportunity to join a vibrant community of virologists at Harvard University interested in molecular and quantitative approaches to basic virology, and the development of therapeutics including antivirals and vaccines.

The successful candidate will become a member of the Harvard Program in Virology ( and Biological and Biomedical Sciences (, campus wide programs with strong focuses on graduate education. The position also offers the opportunity to teach exceptional graduate and medical students with strong interests in virology and medical sciences.

Candidates with a Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or an equivalent doctoral degree and a strong interest in virology should submit a cover letter, C.V. (including a full bibliography) and a concise summary of research accomplishments and interests through the Harvard job portal ( Applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation from reviewers who will receive separate instructions from the portal. The review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Qualified female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.