JOB OFFER: Basic Science Principal Investigator, Research Core Director at the Hampton University Skin of Color Research Institute


Department : Hampton University Skin of Color Research Institute
Job Title : Basic Science Principal Investigator, Research Core Director

Description : The Hampton University Skin of Color Research Institute (HUSCRI), a newly established research institute, is seeking an outstanding principal investigator to assume leadership of the HUSCRI research program as its Principal Investigator, Research Core Director. The successful candidate will be hired at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with experience in the area of cutaneous biology and specific interests in wound healing or pigment cell research. He/She will be expected to create and lead an innovative and aggressive research strategy that is harmonious with the mission and vision of Hampton University.  He/She will have the opportunity to initiate, foster, and grow collaborative relationships with investigators and neighboring institutions including Eastern Virginia Medical School and Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. Newly outfitted HUSCRI laboratories will be housed in a 20,000-square- foot biomedical research building on the campus of Hampton University.

• Successful candidates must have either a PhD or MD/PhD
• Strong publication record in peer reviewed journals
• Record of demonstrated leadership
• History of success in attaining federally funded grants in areas of interest preferred

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The compensation package will be commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vita, a synopsis of their past and ongoing research projects and accomplishments, personal contact information, and names of three professional references along with postal and email addresses and telephone numbers electronically to or mailed to:

Dr. Pamela V. Hammond, Provost and Chairman of Search Committee
Office of the Provost
Hampton University
Hampton, Virginia 23668
HU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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