Research Associate Professor

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 16, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

Research Associate Professor who will serve as the lynchpin for the day-to-day operations of the lab, in addition to supporting the diverse research projects – and even running their own! This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a diverse and innovative group of scientists discovering and developing new antimicrobials for the treatment of infectious diseases and drug-resistant pathogens. We are located in the Center of One Health Research (COHR), a recently renovated, highly collaborative, and interdisciplinary vibrant research environment and state-of-the-art core facilities on Virginia Tech’s campus in Blacksburg. The Lab Manager will be critical in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of Seleem labs, supporting the operational scientific research.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in relevant field.
Significant knowledge and expertise in research and animal models and IACUC protocols demonstrated by scientific publications.
Experience working with bacteria and microbiological techniques

Preferred Qualifications

Prior research experience in Biosafety Level 3 facility.

Demonstrated basic management and writing skills, including writing manuscripts, wiring grants, writing protocols, managing supply budgets/lab research protocols and coordinating the training of researchers.

Appointment Type


Review Date

November 10, 2020

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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Advertised: October 16, 2020
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