Immunology Faculty Opportunity

Location
Denver, Colorado
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
March 22 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
Job Type
Faculty

Immunology Faculty Opportunity

National Jewish Health is conducting a search for a new faculty member at the Associate Professor level in the Department of Biomedical Research.  Exceptional candidates at the late assistant professor level will be considered. Candidates with a background in translational or basic immunology are encouraged to apply.  Opportunities to interface with clinical programs are available.

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, or both, along with substantial postdoctoral training
  • Have a strong publication record, with current grant support
  • Carry out innovative basic or translational research
  • Participate in the training of graduate and medical students
  • Maintain an extramurally funded research program with national recognition

National Jewish Health

Located in the heart of Denver, Colorado in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, and founded 120 years ago, NJH has been the center of research in immunology in the Denver area for many years and has long specialized in the treatment of lung diseases. NJH also has ranked as a top hospital for respiratory medicine in the country by US News and World Report every year for over 15 years. NJH is committed to a multicultural environment.

Department of Biomedical Research

The Department of Biomedical Research, Chaired by Dr. Pippa Marrack, offers a highly interactive, collegial and exciting research environment with world-renowned programs in T and B cell biology, signal transduction, innate immunity, and autoimmunity.  The Department is closely affiliated with the Center for Genes, Environment, and Health at NJH and the Department of Immunology and Microbiology, located nearby on the University of Colorado-Anschutz Campus.  Our assets include excellent core facilities in flow cytometry, microscopy (including live imaging), lipidomics, genomics, and genetics, as well as an outstanding animal facility and mouse genetics core facility. At NJH, unparalleled opportunities exist for collaboration with physician scientists whose interests lie in asthma, allergy, lung cancer, infectious disease and COPD, as well as other aspects of pulmonary medicine.  A program of human genetics and genomics, with associated human biobank, facilitates translational research.

Living in Denver

Denver has it all - distinctive neighborhoods, great schools, unsurpassed sporting and recreational opportunities, outstanding attractions, world-class dinning and shopping, and premier arts and culture - plus 300 days of sunshine per year.

To apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and brief statement of current and future research interests, as well as the names and contact information of three professional references to:

Lee Reinhardt, Ph.D. Search Committee Chair, by March 31, 2019:

Email: ReinhardtL@njhealth.org   Phone: (303) 270-2717

ALSO, please submit your application online at https://jobs.nationaljewish.org/associate-professor-track-i/job/10748710

National Jewish Health is a non-profit, non-sectarian institution and is a longstanding cornerstone in the Denver healthcare community.  National Jewish Health seeks to attract the best-qualified candidates who support the mission, vision and values of the Institution and those who respect and promote excellence through diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, marital, familial or parental status, genetic information, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected classification.  We are a tobacco and fragrance free environment

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