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Posted: April 18, 2014
Title: Faculty Positions in Immunology
Institution: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Department: School of Medicine
Location: San Antonio, TX

We are seeking outstanding candidates to fill the first two of multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates must be immunologists who employ molecular, cellular and/or genetic approaches to the study of the immune system. Areas of interest could include mucosal immune responses, epigenetics, vaccines and autoimmunity. In addition to a competitive start up package and newly renovated space, significant resources from the institution, advanced core facilities, the UT System and Texas State agencies, such as the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), are available to outstanding candidates.

The selected candidates will be expected to play a major role in the development of the Department in the coming years. Currently, the Department has 42 faculty (18 primary, 24 secondary) covering a broad range of topics (http://uthscsa.edu/micro-immunology).

The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio (UTHSCSA) (http://uthscsa.edu/) consists of five schools: School of Medicine (http://som.uthscsa.edu/), Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Dental School, School of Nursing and School of Health Professions. It is a highly integrated and translational research community, which also includes the Cancer Therapy and Research Center (CTRC), a NCI Designated Cancer Center, the Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science (IIMS) funded by a NIH CTSA, the South Texas Research Facility (STRF), The Texas Biomedical Research Institute (TBRI), the Greehey Children Cancer Research Center Institute (GCCRCI), the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, in addition to multiple hospitals, including the University Hospital and the Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, and other clinical facilities.

San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the U.S. with a beautiful historical downtown area featuring the Riverwalk with its diverse entertainment and fine restaurants. UTHSCSA is located northwest of downtown San Antonio, gateway to the scenic Texas Hill Country, with many recreational options. San Antonio also has a low cost of living and an excellent public school system.

To apply: Applicants should send their inquiries and a copy of their NIH-formatted biosketch, a statement of research and teaching interests, recent publications and funding, along with three letters of recommendation to immunology@uthscsa.edu, ATTN: Paolo Casali, MD, Zachry Foundation Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

All Faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.

Posted: April 17, 2014
Title: Faculty Position in Immunology
Institution: Stony Brook University
Department: Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Location: Stony Brook, NY

The Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology in the School of Medicine at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Immunology at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must have a PhD or MD and have at least three years of postdoctoral experience. The successful candidate will establish a vigorous extramural research program, participate in the Department's educational mission of graduate and medical school teaching, and perform University and departmental service as needed. Ideal candidates will be those with interests in the immunology of infection.

The Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, and the adjacent Center for Infectious Diseases, provide a highly interactive scientific community with world-class research facilities. The School of Medicine and Stony Brook University maintain state– of-the-art core facilities that provide support in a number of areas including: microscopy and imaging, flow cytometry, proteomics, microarray analysis, DNA sequencing, bioinformatics, animal maintenance, and BSL-3 containment.

To apply: To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by June 1, 2014. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit (on-line submission is strongly preferred) a Curriculum vitae, a 3-page summary of accomplishments and future research interests, and contact information of three references as a compiled PDF to:

Dr. James B. Bliska, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Life Sciences Building, Room 130, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5222

For a full position description, visit http://www.stonybrook.edu/jobs/ (Ref. # F-8567-14-03).

Stony Brook University/SUNY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Posted: April 17, 2014
Title: Assistant Professor - Immunology
Institution: Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
Location: Chicago, IL

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology of The Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, located in the northern suburbs of Chicago, invites applications for full time, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level in Immunology.

We seek candidates to join a significant expansion of the Department in a newly built research building with state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities. Core resources include flow cytometry and sorter, confocal, live-cell and electron microscopy, animal facilities, and a structural biology and proteomics center.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree (or equivalent) and strong training in immunology. Investigators studying innate immunity, host-pathogen interactions, mucosal immunity, cancer-related inflammation, and translational research potentials are particularly encouraged to apply.

Candidates should show evidence of productive research accomplishments and demonstrated ability to attract external funding. Candidates with currently funded research program are desirable. Successful candidates will receive competitive salaries, attractive start-up packages and are expected to develop and maintain an externally funded independent research program and teach at the medical and graduate level.

We are particularly interested in applicants with a commitment to mentoring and to increasing diversity in the fields of medicine, science and the health professions.

To apply: Applications should consist of a cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, future research plans, copies of recent representative publications, and names and contact information of three or more references. Direct applications to http://rosalindfranklin.peopleadmin.com/postings/7413.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The selected candidate is expected to start July 1, 2015.

Contact: Dr. Bala Chandran, Chair, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, The Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is dedicated to creating and fostering a diverse academic environment. We are especially seeking and encouraging nominations and applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in their respective fields, as well as others who would enrich and add unique perspectives to the University.

EE/AA EMPLOYER/Veterans/Disabled

Posted: April 15, 2014
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Immunology
Institution: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO
Department: DEPARTMENT OF LABORATORY MEDICINE and the UCSF IMMUNOLOGY PROGRAM
Location: San Francisco, CA

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and the Immunology Program at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) are seeking to recruit a physician scientist with an established research program in the general area of Immunology. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D. / Ph.D. degree, or equivalent. The successful candidate will have research interests that complement the current faculty in the Immunology program. Preference will be given to candidates with interest in and at least three years’ experience in immune tolerance mechanisms related to cancer, pregnancy, autoimmune disease or infectious disease with prior publications. The successful candidate must have a proven ability to obtain extramural funding for their research program as well as at least one year of experience in training graduate students and/or post-doctoral fellows in the laboratory. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a nationally recognized research program in Immunology. As well, the candidate will be expected to have modest teaching responsibility in Immunology Program courses. Clinical service is not required.

The UCSF Immunology program has over 30 faculty in various UCSF Departments all with research areas in Immunology. The program has its own seminar series, journal clubs (for students and post-doc fellows), faculty presentations and annual retreat. There are over 30 graduate students and 100 post-doc fellows in participating laboratories, giving the Program a robust and interactive environment. This position includes research space within the Immunology Program dedicated floor at Parnassus campus. Access to Program core facilities (flow cytometry, monoclonal antibody production) are included. The appointed recruit will also become a member of the UCSF BioMedical Sciences graduate program for the purpose of training graduate students in their research laboratory. A competitive start-up package will be provided to ensure that the candidate gets a successful start at UCSF.

Salary and title will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and training.

To apply: Please submit CV, Cover letter, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching, and names of three references online to: http://apptrkr.com/454279.

"UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employee. The University undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for underutilized minorities and women, for person with disabilities, and for covered veterans. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women."

Posted: April 4, 2014
Title: Microbiology and Immunology Cancer Immunologist
Institution: Wake Forest School of Medicine
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
Location: Winston-Salem, NC

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Wake Forest School of Medicine is seeking an MD, Ph.D or MD-PhD to fill a tenure track position in Cancer Immunology at any level. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain an independent research program and to participate in teaching of graduate and medical students. While the primary appointment will be in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, successful candidates will be expected to establish collaborations with members of the NCI-designated Wake Forest Comprehensive Cancer Center (http://www.wakehealth.edu/Comprehensive-Cancer-Center), who are engaged in a broad array of basic and translational research programs. Although applications at all levels are encouraged, those with established records of productivity and funding (particularly NCI) are considered ideal candidates.

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology has a highly collaborative, research intensive faculty that crosses the disciplines of immunology, virology, and bacteriology. Information on the department may be viewed at http://www.wakehealth.edu/MicroBio/

The department is housed in Wake Forest Biotech Place, a new state-of-the-art research facility in the heart of the growing Piedmont Triad Research Park located in downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Additional research collaborations exist with the nearby Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), a world class research program in regenerative and stem cell therapies as well as the WR primate facility and The Sticht Center on Aging.

Winston-Salem is a vibrant community with an exciting cultural environment. This, coupled with an excellent cost of living, makes Winston-Salem an attractive living choice. Situated within close proximity to both the Blue Ridge Mountains and the coast, Winston-Salem allows residents abundant opportunity for a wide array of recreational activities.

To apply: Applicants should submit a single PDF consisting of their curriculum vitae, a brief description of current and future research interests, and contact information for three references to: http://www.wakehealth.edu/HR/Faculty/Faculty-Search-Results.htm?st=blank&cat=Microbiology_Immunology&ti

No letters should be sent at this point. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff.

Contact Information: Dr. Martha Alexander-Miller, Chair, Search Committee, c/o Monica Kiger, Recruiter; mkiger@wakehealth.edu; 336-716-0352

Posted: March 11, 2014
Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Functional Microbiomics
Institution: McGill University
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
Location: Montreal, Canada

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University is undertaking a significant initiative to position itself at the forefront of research in Infection and Immunity. This activity will build a comprehensive, vibrant and interactive group that already includes over 20 primary faculty members and more than 60 associate members and collaborators in other departments occupying facilities that comprise over 40,000 sq ft at the Lyman Duff Building and adjacent buildings. More information on the Department is available at http://www.mcgill.ca/microimm.

This recruitment initiative will complement and strengthen the activities and mission of the recently approved Microbiome and Disease Tolerance Centre (MDTC) within McGill University. The MDTC is an advanced research and education centre working in the area of Functional Microbiomics, i.e., the study of mechanisms by which the microbiome determines our immune health status and prevents the development of chronic, immune-mediated inflammatory diseases. Our goal is to become a leading group in this area and use our discoveries to prevent infectious diseases and generate new immunotherapeutic strategies.

With this goal in mind, we invite applications from highly qualified individuals (PhD, MD, or equivalent degrees and at least three years of postdoctoral research training) to fill a tenure track position within the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill. The selected candidate will embark in an exciting academic career by developing a cutting edge research program within MDTC while contributing to the departmental mission of teaching and service.

General research areas of particular interest are Molecular and Cellular Immunology and Microbiology, including molecular and cellular dissection of immune mechanisms that regulate microbial commensalism and pathogenicity and their role in the initiation and progression of chronic inflammatory immune-mediated diseases, in vivo molecular dissection of microbial-host interactions, and the development of feasible immune tolerance-inducing strategies. Applicants with expertise in novel approaches and methodologies (e.g. systems biology, computational modeling, microbiome studies, bioinformatics) are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Department has suitable laboratory space and access to state of the art facilities in animal housing, proteomics and structural biology, flow cytometry, phlebotomy, cellular sorting and imaging, and provides access to close nearby core facilities in genomics, mass spectrometry, NMR, X-ray crystallography and molecular pathology. The Department will provide a generous competitive start-up package.

The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level and salary will be negotiated, according to qualifications and experience.

Applications will be considered starting on April 15, 2014, and until the position is filled.

McGill University is a leading Canadian university, consistently ranked in the top 30 universities in the world. It is located in downtown Montreal, a lively city with high quality of life and access to arts, culture, and sports.

To apply: Please submit your application, a letter outlining your current and future research interests, a copy of your CV and the names and addresses of three references to:

Dr. J. Madrenas, Chairman, c/o Ms. Rachel Schafts, Human Resources Manager, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, McGill University, Duff Medical Building, Room 511, 3775 University Street, Montreal QC H3A 2B4, Email: rachel.schafts@mcgill.ca, website: www.mcgill.ca/microimm.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, women, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Posted: March 4, 2014
Title: Professor in Cancer Immunology
Institution: Yale School of Medicine
Department: Cancer Immunology Program, Yale Cancer Center
Location: New Haven, CT

We are seeking outstanding cancer immunologists to join the Cancer Immunology Program at Yale Cancer Center and Yale School of Medicine. In cooperation with Yale Cancer Center, the Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, and the basic/clinical science departments at Yale School of Medicine, the successful candidate will lead a basic and/or translational research program aimed in the broad field of cancer immunology with a focus on the tumor microenvironment. This field includes but is not limited to the analysis of tumor-infiltrating hematopoietic and stromal cell function in the context of immune and inflammatory responses to tumors, molecular signatures associated with tumor progression, molecular mechanisms of resistance to immune responses, immune tolerance, metabolism, hypoxia, autophagy, and angiogenesis. Candidates with an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree must have an outstanding record of accomplishment. Academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

To apply: Candidates should send a curriculum vitae and brief statement of research and/or clinical interests to:

Lieping Chen, M.D., Ph.D., ATTN: Search Committee, Department of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 300 George Street, Suite 203A, New Haven, CT 06511-6663, Lieping.Chen@yale.edu.

http://medicine.yale.edu/immuno/index.aspx

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, covered veterans, and members of minority groups.

Posted: February 25, 2014
Title: Associate Professor
Institution: Rochester General Hospital Research Institute
Department: Center for Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Location: Rochester, NY

Associate Professor: Immune Response to Respiratory Bacterial and Viral infections and Vaccines

An associate professor position is available to lead a lab in the Center for Infectious Diseases and Immunology at the Rochester General Hospital Research Institute in NY. We seek a translational research-oriented person who shares an interest in our general research focus on immune responses to respiratory bacterial and viral infections and vaccines in humans.

Candidate must have track record of successful external funding and lab leadership, a Ph.D in Immunology or a related field and be qualified to work in the USA. Visit our website: RGHRI. Friendly and flexible work environment. Outstanding pay, lab space, IP ownership sharing and benefits in one of the top 10 best cities to raise a family.

To apply: Send CV, contact information for 3 references. and cover letter describing research accomplishments and goals to Dr. Michael Pichichero, Director Rochester General Research Institute. email: Michael.Pichichero@rochestergeneral.org.

Posted: February 4, 2014
Title: Basic Scientist, Infectious Diseases
Institution: Infectious Diseases
Department: Medicine
Location: Philadelphia, PA

The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. Applicants must have an M.D or M.D./Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research. Board Certified in Infectious Diseases.

We seek individuals with a strong background in laboratory-based research. We are particularly interested in candidates performing research focused on HIV pathogenesis and transmission. Independent funding is desired; funding is not expected for a start-up Assistant Professor. Qualifications and experience in teaching will be required.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

To apply: Apply for this position online at: http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g323/d3471

Posted: January 29, 2014
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Immunology
Institution: Kansas State University
Department: Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology
Location: Manhattan, KS

Kansas State University seeks to expand our expertise in host-pathogen interactions by hiring an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (tenure-track or tenured) with expertise in basic/domestic animal immunology into the Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology. This position will be a 12-month appointment with approximately an 80% research and a 20% teaching appointment. The faculty is particularly interested in individuals with demonstrated experience in working across disciplines and collaborating broadly. Highest consideration will be given to candidates who also possess a strong background in cellular and molecular biology with investigations that are potentially synergistic with current College of Veterinary Medicine faculty interests in infectious disease, vaccinology, inflammation, toxicology, cancer, public health, and food safety.

The successful candidate will establish (Assistant Professor Level) or maintain (Associate Professor level) an extramurally funded research program, teach graduate courses in the department, and share responsibility for classroom instruction of first year veterinary students.

Applicants must (a) possess a Ph.D. in immunology or a related discipline; (b) demonstrate potential for teaching excellence at the graduate and professional levels in immunology; (c) demonstrate potential to acquire extramural funding or have an active research program.

To apply: Interested candidates should submit a detailed cover letter that includes specific information relevant to the applicant’s ability to meet the qualifications, a statement of research interests and goals, curriculum vitae, and have at least three letters of recommendation sent to: Attn: Brandy Nowakowski, nowakows@vet.k-state.edu, Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, 1800 Denison Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506-5606. Screening of applications begins March 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. KSU is an EOE. Background check is required.

Kansas State University is a major research university with excellent research facilities, including the BSL3 Biosecurity Research Institute, genomics and proteomics core facilities, and a Diagnostic Medicine Laboratory. Additional interrelated research exists within the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and the Division of Biology. Kansas State University is located in the city of Manhattan, a dynamic collegiate community of approximately 50,000 in the scenic Flint Hills of northeastern Kansas.

Posted: January 28, 2014
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Institution: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Department: Microbiology
Location: Honolulu, HI

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Immunology, position #0083926, permanent, 9-month, full-time, general funds to begin August 15, 2014.

The Department of Microbiology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa invites applications for a tenure-track, nine-month faculty position. The faculty appointment can be at the assistant or associate professor level. Research interests and experience in immunology is required. Although applications from all with serious immunological experience are welcome, preference may be given to individuals whose research interests might synergize with current or future faculty working on bacterial or viral pathogenesis, or vaccines. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences and postdoctoral research experience, a record of publications and a commitment to teaching. Applications for an Associate Professor appointment will require appropriate experience, publications and current success in securing research funding. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, externally funded research program, to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to mentor students. Salary will be commensurate with experience and rank.

To apply: send curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the names and contact information of three references. Application material should be sent as one PDF file to uhmicro@hawaii.edu or Immunologist Search Committee, Department of Microbiology, University of Hawaii, 207 Snyder Hall, 2538 McCarthy Mall, Honolulu, HI 96822. For questions contact Paul Patek at patek@hawaii.edu. Review of applications will begin in at the end of February and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Hawai‘i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

Posted: January 24, 2014
Title: Faculty Position
Institution: University of Buffalo
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
Location: Buffalo, NY

The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the State University of New York at Buffalo invites applications for a part-time faculty position in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Full Professor level. Scientists interested in all areas of microbiology and immunology are encouraged to apply.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology: The department is strongly research-oriented, with major programs in bacteriology, immunology, mycology, parasitology, and virology. The department has an active research faculty containing 18 primary faculty members and a number of adjunct faculty as part of the graduate research faculty. Most departmental faculty members are also members of The Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology, an interdisciplinary center with its own laboratories in a dedicated research building. The department is fully equipped for research in molecular and cellular biology, including a newly arrived BD 4-laser LSR Fortessa Flow Cytometer. For more details on faculty and research programs, please visit:
http://www.smbs.buffalo.edu/microb and http://www.smbs.buffalo.edu/wcmpi.

Facilities and Research Partners: Buffalo is home to the Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the Hauptmann-Woodward Medical Research Institute (HWI), which have international reputations in cancer research and structural biology, respectively. The University at Buffalo (UB) has Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, Public Health, and Pharmacy, whose faculty collaborate extensively within the University, as well as with faculty at RPCI and HWI. Other institutional resources include the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences and the newly constructed Clinical and Translational Research Center on the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus. The University is currently in the process of building a new, state-of-the-art medical school in downtown Buffalo which will connect nearby hospitals and research facilities. The Department of Microbiology & Immunology is scheduled to relocate to this new campus in 2016.

Community Environment: Buffalo—the City of Good Neighbors—is the second-largest city in New York State. Yet, it’s a big city with a hometown feel. World-class art galleries and museums, a comprehensive citywide system of parks and green space designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and major and minor league sports teams are just a few of the wide array of cultural and recreational elements that make Buffalo such a great place to study, work and live. To learn more about the Buffalo/Niagara Region visit:
www.buffalo.edu/aboutub/region.html.

Candidate Requirements: Individuals must have a Ph.D. degree with prior experience in serving as Chair of a Microbiology and Immunology department. A well-established externally funded research program is required. The Individual hired will be expected to maintain an on-site extramurally-funded and productive research program and contribute to the undergraduate, graduate, and professional teaching and to various administrative responsibilities of the department.

To apply: Applicants should submit a: (1) cover letter (2) curriculum vitae to posting number 1300845 at: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu. Only applications and documents submitted online via the UBJobs site will be accepted.

The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted: January 19, 2014
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Institution: Montana State University
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
Location: Bozeman, MT

An outstanding researcher and instructor is sought to establish a nationally competitive research program in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Montana State University and teach in a new, cooperative veterinary medical education program with Washington State University School of Veterinary Medicine. This position comes with a competitive institutional salary (9 months), technician support, and a generous start-up package, including competitive research space. For a complete job announcement and application procedures, go to: www.montana.edu/jobs/faculty/14-227. Electronic submissions in PDF format are preferred, and must have the applicant's signature on the letter of application.

To apply: Submit materials to: Assistant/Associate Faculty Search Committee, c/o Cheryl Johnson, Montana State University, PO Box 173610, Bozeman MT 59717-3610, (406) 994-4706; (406) 994-4303 (FAX); cherylj@montana.edu. Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to building a multicultural work force. We strongly encourage women, racial/ethnic/gender minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans to apply. MSU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and is dedicated to work-life integration.

AA/ADA/EEO/VetPrefEmployer.

Posted: January 13, 2014
Title: GROUP LEADER
Institution: DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY INSTITUTE OF MARSEILLE
Location: Marseille, France

The Developmental Biology Institute of Marseille (IBDM) is a leading research institute in Europe, with a unique focus on the study of developmental systems with interdisciplinary approaches using a wide range of animal models (Drosophila, Xenopus, C. elegans, Chick, Rat and Mouse). The IBDM is composed of 18 research groups and 5 scientific core facilities and benefits from the rich scientific environment of the Luminy campus of Aix-Marseille University. The overall research activity developed at the IBDM is at the crossroads of different fields: cell biology, development, evolution, neurobiology, physiology and biophysics. The connections and complementarity between these themes result in a strong scientific coherence of the overall research developed in the IBDM. The teams employ transversal approaches and complementary strategies to understand how the instructions encoded in the genome are interpreted and translated to build structures (cells, tissues, organs) that perform specific functions, how these processes are regulated and integrated at the level of the whole organism and how their deregulation can lead to pathologies. A priority is to favor interdisciplinarity through the integration of new and original approaches that create conceptual and technical interfaces.

Please visit our website for more information: http://www.ibdm.univ-mrs.fr.

We are looking for outstanding candidates who will complement the existing strengths of the Institute and develop an innovative and internationally competitive research program. Scientific excellence will be given the highest priority in the selection of the successful candidate. This is a non-teaching position and knowledge of French is not required. The candidate will support his research by extramural funding such as ERC, ATIP-Avenir or ANR.

To apply: Applicants should send in a single pdf file, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a 2 pages summary of research achievements and projects in English, and the names and contacts of three references to the IBDM Director André Le Bivic) before the 30th of January 2014.

IBDM: CNRS/ AIX-MARSEILLE UNIVERSITY, FRANCE

Posted: January 13, 2014
Title: Faculty Positions in Microbiology and Immunology
Institution: National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department: Microbiology
Location: Singapore

The Department of Microbiology at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, is inviting applications for Assistant, Associate or Full Professors.

The Department of Microbiology is one of the largest departments in the School of Medicine, with research in the fields of Immunology, Virology, Bacteriology, and Parasitology. Applicants working on the microbiome and its interaction with the immune system are particularly encouraged, but applicants with research programmes in all areas of Microbiology and Immunology are of interest to the Department. We have a distinguished history of accomplishments in Microbiology and Immunology research and an excellent international team of researchers in a vibrant academic community. More information about the Department and Faculty can be obtained at http://medicine.nus.edu.sg/mbio/.

The successful candidates will have a PhD, MD (or equivalent medical degree), or MD/PhD, and an outstanding track record in research. Candidates for Assistant Professorships will have strong postdoctoral records and evidence of their potential for development of an independent, cutting edge research programme. Candidates will have an interest in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates for Associate or Full Professorships will have a successful research programme with demonstrated ability to compete for grant funding, as well as strong abilities in teaching.

The compensation package is internationally competitive. In addition to salary, performance bonuses are payable for excellence in research, teaching and service, subject to annual review. Subject to certain criteria being met, a specialist allowance is applicable to clinically qualified appointees. The successful candidates can expect a generous startup package and first class laboratory and core facilities.

To apply: Please submit your application, including curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and names of at least 3 referees by March 9, 2014 to:

Professor Nicholas Gascoigne, Head, Department of Microbiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Blk MD4, Level 3, 5 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117545; Email: micbox5@nus.edu.sg
(Only shortlisted candidates will be notified)

Posted: January 13 2014
Title: MOLECULAR PATHOGENESIS AND IMMUNOLOGY FACULTY POSITIONS
Institution: Texas A&M Health Science Center
Department: Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology
Location: Bryan, TX

The Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology is now recruiting tenure track faculty at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor levels for the Texas A&M Health Science Center in Bryan/College Station. Investigators working with viral, bacterial, fungal and parasite models are encouraged to apply. We are especially interested in investigators whose research complements existing strengths in host-pathogen interactions, immune responses to pathogens, and immune-based disorders. Successful candidates will join an interactive faculty housed at a major research university with state-of-the-art core facilities including live animal imaging, flow cytometry, BSL-2,-3 labs and excellent AAALAC-accredited conventional, gnotobiotic, and ABSL-2, -3 animal facilities. Appointments are 12 months with an attractive salary, competitive start-up package and laboratory space. Physician-scientists and applicants with research programs that are translational are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be expected to establish/maintain an independent, externally funded research program, and to teach professional and graduate students. Numerous opportunities exist for collaborations in basic and clinical sciences as well as interdisciplinary programs with the College of Veterinary Medicine and other components of Texas A&M University and the Health Science Center campuses, including the Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston.

To apply: Applications should contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research interests and goals. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent on their behalf. All materials can be submitted electronically to the Search Committee Chair via e-mail to MPIMFacultySearch@tamhsc.edu or by regular mail to:

Chair, Search Committee, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology, College of Medicine, 8447 State Highway 47, MREB 3107, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Bryan, TX 77807-3260

The Texas A&M Health Science Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Posted: January 8, 2014
Title: Faculty Positions
Institution: The Wistar Institute
Department: Translational Tumor Immunology
Location: Philadelphia, PA

The Wistar Institute, an NCI-designated Cancer Center and independent research institute in Philadelphia, is seeking outstanding candidates for faculty positions in the newly created program in Translational Tumor Immunology. We are seeking candidates at different ranks to develop or expand their extramurally-funded research programs in different areas of tumor immunology and tumor microenvironment.

Specific areas of interest include (but are not limited to): molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating immune responses in cancer; novel approaches to therapeutic manipulation of the immune system in cancer; the role of metabolic changes in the function of the immune system in cancer; the impact of conventional and targeted cancer therapeutics on the immune system; interaction between cells of the immune system and epithelium/ endothelium/ stroma. Interest in translational research is desirable.

The Wistar Institute, an NCI-designated Cancer Center, offers highly competitive start-up support including salary and fringe benefits in addition to a superb and interactive research environment, including a newly constructed state-of-the-art research tower and animal facility, along with outstanding core facilities in proteomics, genomics, microscopy, high-throughput molecular screening, bioinformatics, and flow cytometry. Investigators have access to wide range of clinical materials through a partnership with the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Newark, DE. The Institute’s location, adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania campus, provides for academic and clinical collaborations and opportunities for training graduate students from universities in the Philadelphia area.

To apply: Applications will be reviewed as received and will be accepted until the positions are filled. To ensure timely consideration, applicants should submit applications before February 1, 2014. The application should include: a curriculum vitae, a brief summary of past and future research interests, a history of research funding support (if applicable), and the names of three referees (submitted as a single PDF). Applications should be sent by e-mail to: Dmitry Gabrilovich, Search Committee Chair, c/o Maria Colelli (colelli@wistar.org), The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Posted: December 27, 2013
Title: Faculty Position
Institution: Yale University
Department: Immunobiology
Location: New Haven, CT

The Department of Immunobiology seeks applicants for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor (with term). Qualified applicants in all areas of immunobiology are invited to apply. We particularly seek candidates whose research interests complement those of the existing faculty (http://medicine.yale.edu/immuno/index.aspx). Candidates are expected to develop an independent research program and to participate in departmental teaching.

To apply: Please submit a current curriculum vitae, a 2-3 page summary of present and future research interests, and three letters of recommendation. Electronic submission of all materials is strongly preferred (ibiosearch2014@yale.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

David Schatz, Ph.D., Chair, Search Committee, Department of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, P.O. Box 208011, New Haven, CT 06520-8011; E-mail: ibiosearch2014@yale.edu.

The Department of Immunobiology values diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and especially encourages applications from women and underrepresented minority scholars. Yale is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted: December 27, 2013
Title: Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Chairperson
Institution: Michigan State University
Department: Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Location: East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Chairperson Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. This large, vibrant, and diverse department has over 40 faculty members who conduct research in all domains of life and has outstanding graduate and undergraduate programs. Focus areas include genomics and molecular genetics; immunology and virology; microbial evolution, ecology and physiology; and molecular pathogenesis. The department serves the needs and interests of the College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Human Medicine, College of Natural Science, College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Michigan AgBioResearch. The department is located in a new, state-of-the-art building that also houses the Departments of Physiology and Physics, and is connected to buildings housing the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Department of Chemistry.

The Chairperson will provide leadership for the department and interdisciplinary activities on campus. We seek an individual with an internationally recognized research program that has been consistently externally funded who also has demonstrated administrative and interpersonal skills. The person should have a strong commitment to graduate, undergraduate, and professional education, and an appreciation for the diverse areas of expertise in the department. Continuation of an active research program in any relevant area is expected and will be supported.

Application materials must include a statement of interest highlighting specific strengths related to this position including previous administrative experience and accomplishments, research interests and plans, funding history, and a statement about commitment to diversity. Include also a curriculum vitae and names of three references (who will not be contacted without your permission). All materials should be assembled into one PDF (less than 2 MB). The PDF should be uploaded to https://jobs.msu.edu (posting # 8796).

Questions regarding this position may be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee, Tom Sharkey, at MMGChairSearch@cns.msu.edu. Review of application materials will begin on February 1, 2014 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. The search committee is committed to respecting and maintaining confidentiality until a list of candidates for interviewing is determined.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and we endeavor to facilitate employment assistance to spouses or partners of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/tzx6z2y.

Posted: December 5, 2013
Title: Assistant Professorship in Immunodermatology (foundation professorship)
Institution: University of Zurich
Department: Dermatological Clinic
Location: Zurich, Switzerland

We are looking for a young and dynamic individual at an early stage in his/her career, flexible and willing to establish a new area of clinical research. Recognized skills in developing and leading independent research projects are expected. Due to the highly interdisciplinary character of the position the following qualifications should be met:

  • Recognized research profile/basic researcher in the fields Dermatological Onkology, Inflammatory skin diseases and/or Allergology with focus on Immunology
  • Natural scientist or Board Certification (Facharzt/Fachärztin) in Clinical Immunology, Allergology or Dermatology with management experience or comparable qualifications
  • Habilitation or comparable scientific track record
  • Excellent social skills and the ability to work in a complex environment
  • Commitment to modern teaching methods and promotion of young clinicians and researchers
  • Interdisciplinary networking
  • Knowledge of the German Language is not mandatory, however to acquire some proficiency in German over time is expected.

The University of Zurich specifically encourages qualified female candidates to apply.

To apply: Please submit your application (in duplicate plus one CD) by January 6th 2014 to the Dean’s Office, Faculty of Medicine, Pestalozzistrasse 3-5, CH-8091 Zurich. For further information, please contact the President of the Search Committee, Prof. David Nadal (David.Nadal@kispi.uzh.ch) or Prof. Lars E. French (lars.french@usz.ch).

The application should be prepared according to the "Instructions for the submission of applications at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich": see http://www.med.uzh.ch/FormulareundRichtlinien/Bewerbung/application_form.doc.

 


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