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Posted: June 30, 2015

The HIV Dynamics and Replication Program (HIV DRP, formerly the HIV Drug Resistance Program), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking an outstanding tenure-track investigator to carry out original, independent, and innovative research in an area of virology including, but not limited to, HIV/retrovirus biology. This intramural position is similar to that of an Assistant Professor in a university setting.

The successful candidate will have expertise in HIV/retrovirus biology or cancer virology. Areas of emphasis include molecular aspects of viral replication, virus-host cell interactions, and drug resistance. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, relevant postdoctoral experience, and a record of high achievement.

This position is located at the NCI campus in Frederick, Maryland, which offers state-of-the-art facilities, collaborative opportunities, and core facilities for advanced technologies. The investigator will have access to a wide array of intellectual and technological assets, including high-quality technology cores dedicated to protein chemistry, natural products chemistry, biophysics, mass spectrometry, imaging, microscopy, proteomics and genomics, bioinformatics/biostatistics, and flow cytometry, in addition to support for patient-based studies through the NIH Clinical Center. For an overview of CCR, please visit http://ccr.cancer.gov.

Review of applications will begin on or about August 3, 2015, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience. A full benefits package is available, including retirement, health insurance, life insurance, long-term care insurance, annual and sick leave, and a Thrift Savings Plan (401K equivalent). This position is not restricted to U.S. citizens.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research plans (~5 pages), and 3 letters of recommendation to: Ms. Valerie Turnquist, Administrative Laboratory Manager, NCI at Frederick, P.O. Box B, Bldg. 535, Frederick, MD 21702-1201, Email: turnquiv@mail.nih.gov. PDF files are encouraged.

This position is subject to a background investigation. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.