The UNCHIV Cure Center in the Institute of Global Health and Infectious Disease (IGHID) and School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a fixed term faculty position. The position will include both clinical and research based activities with the IGHID and the Cure Center. Clinical responsibilities include a combination of outpatient clinical activity at the UNC Infectious Disease Clinic and inpatient Infectious Diseases care per the interest of the applicant and needs of the Division. Research responsibilities include primarily translational research and clinical trials, with involvement in multidisciplinary teams in the HIV Cure Center and the UNCHIV Treatment and Prevention Clinical Trials Unit (HIVCTU). The UNCHIV Cure Center focuses on discovery, development, and implementation of new treatments to allow durable treatment-free remission of HIV infection (cure). The HIV Cure Center is supported by the University, federal funds, and a public-private partnership between UNC and Viiv Healthcare. The Center seeks to comingle academic and industry approaches, redefining research and seeking breakthroughs needed to tackle this extraordinarily challenging global health issue. We seek applicants with a research interest in HIV persistence (latency mechanisms, immune response, drug development, viral clearance, novel assays, approaches, and therapeutics) and/or HIV viral clearance (drug/antibody testing and development, immune response and other novel approaches). The UNCHIVCTU is supported by funding from NIH and from industry partners.
Education and Experience:
An MD or MD PhD is required with completion of Internal Medicine residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship program.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 153017
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