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Assistant Professor

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, Virginia
Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience
Closing date
Mar 4, 2022

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The Department of Pathology and Anatomy at the Eastern Virginia Medical School seeks an outstanding junior faculty researcher to join its Sleep Research team within the Center for Integrative Neuroscience and Inflammatory Diseases (CINID). The CINID includes highly collaborative investigators with strong programs in addiction, Alzheimer’s disease, atherosclerosis, HIV/SIV neuroimmunology, sleep, space neuroscience, and stress. It is comprised of multidisciplinary teams that tackle the challenges of modern biomedical research by focusing on fundamental mechanisms that mediate disease.

The successful applicant will be expected to actively participate in expanding CINID’s sleep research program. We are particularly interested in individuals utilizing cutting-edge methods in electrophysiology, in vivo photometry, spatial biology, and/or immunology to explore the role of sleep in CINID focus areas (see There will be exceptional opportunities for basic and translational collaborations with investigators in CINID and in other institutional research focus areas including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and women’s health.

Appointment will be a full time salaried, tenure track, faculty position at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level. A demonstrated ability or high potential for obtaining sustained extramural funding and desire to work in a team science setting is required. All outstanding applicants will be fully considered.


The primary duties of the successful applicant will be to

  • Develop or maintain an extramurally funded research program
  • Participate in teaching medical and graduate students.
  • Participate in service activities of the school (e.g. service on committees)


Successful applicants should have a PhD degree, and at least three years postdoctoral training with a strong track record of publications. Evidence of ability to obtain research funding is strongly recommended.   

Rank and salary

The successful applicant will hold a full-time, salaried, academic appointment in the highly collegial Department of Pathology and Anatomy at the Assistant Professor level. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Start-up support and compensation with comprehensive benefits will be available.    

Please include the following items in your online submission (Position 1221701):

  • Cover letter addressing the applicant’s strengths and qualifications and listing the position number
  • Curriculum vitae                                          
  • Statement of research interests/achievements                                                                    
  • Contact information for three references (preferably from three institutions)

Review of applications will be continuous until the position is filled.

For further information, contact Dr. Larry Sanford via email:

 EVMS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer of minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is a drug and tobacco free workplace. 


EVMS is Southeastern Virginia’s premier medical education and research institution located in Norfolk’s historic Ghent neighborhood on an impressive and growing campus with access to world class hospitals. The school has a fully accredited biorepository and extensive core facilities with front-line equipment for flow cytometry, microscopy and imaging, molecular biology and proteomics to support research.
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