Associate or Assistant Professor

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Salary commensurate with education and experience
September 01 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the Medical College of Wisconsin is actively recruiting for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in immunology. The candidate is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, nationally funded, research program that aligns with current research interests within the department and other allied research centers. We seek investigators with expertise in the following areas: Host-Microbe Interactions •Immuno-Oncology •Autoimmunity & Inflammation •Immunotherapy • Immunogenetics / Immunoepigenetics. Candidates whose research is focused on the inflammatory microenvironment, monocyte/macrophage biology, immunotherapy and/or oncolytic viruses are particularly encouraged to apply.

Candidate Qualifications

Candidates should possess a PhD, an MD-PhD, or an equivalent degree, and have relevant postdoctoral training. A demonstrated record of peer-reviewed publications, and extramural research funding, especially from the NIH, is also required. Successful candidates will be visionary, collegial, and highly motivated experts in their field. Evidence of participation in multidisciplinary research teams, including between basic, clinical, and translational disciplines is preferred. The ideal candidate is expected to have a strong commitment to graduate and medical education.

Medical College of Wisconsin |

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has approximately 1,600 full-time and part-time faculty. MCW has a long and illustrious history in translational immunology research. Immunology and Inflammation are key strategic priorities at MCW. The Medical College offers medical, master’s, doctorates, master of public health and master of art degrees. The Medical College works with national and international medical specialty societies and community hospitals to accredit approximately 200 continuing medical education activities annually for physicians and other health professionals.

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology (M&I) is under new leadership, and has an ambitious plan of growth and expansion. The department is the virtual hub of immunology research at MCW, providing leadership, knowledge, support, and resources to investigators and clinicians at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital, and the Blood Research Institute of Wisconsin. The department is comprised of more than 30 research faculty and 40 graduate students. Research interests within the department include viral and bacterial pathogenesis, inflammation and immunology, enzymology and metabolism, microbiome and bioinformatics, signal transduction, and gene expression.

The goal of the immunology program within the M&I Department is to advance research in immunological disease mechanisms and to develop a circular pipeline between basic and clinical research with the ultimate goal of developing therapeutic strategies that are applied in the clinic. Research training in basic immunology has been a vital cog in MCW’s mission for over 30 years. Discoveries by MCW immunology faculty include the life-saving bone marrow transplant to the first patient whose disease was discovered through unbiased exome sequencing, newborn primary immunodeficiency screening, solid organ and bone marrow transplantation, active clinical trials, and translational studies of autoimmune disease mechanisms.


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