Assistant or Associate Professor
Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Marshall University
The Department of Biomedical Sciences, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions at the level of ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research focuses on cancer, cancer immunobiology, inflammation-related diseases, immunologic control of commensal and pathogenic microbes, mechanisms of microbial pathogenicity and the role of the microbiome in health and disease. Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. degree in the biomedical sciences or a related field, or an M.D. or equivalent, and at least two years of postdoctoral experience. We encourage applications from candidates who utilize modern imaging, genomic, epigenetic, or systems biology approaches to understanding functions of the immune system, cancer biology, or microbial pathogenesis. The successful candidate will join a highly collegial Biomedical Sciences Department and will be expected to develop/maintain an extramurally funded research program, teach medical students, participate in the interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences graduate program and contribute to the service activities of the department. Candidates must also possess excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills. The successful applicant will hold a full-time academic appointment in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and be provided a competitive startup package. Preference will be given to extramurally funded applicants. Salary is dependent upon rank, qualifications and experience.
Marshall University is a state-supported multi-campus public university located in Huntington, West Virginia. Nestled between the banks of the Ohio River and the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains bordering Ohio and Kentucky, the Huntington region boasts a population in excess of 315,000, affords a comfortable lifestyle, low cost of living, state-of-the-art health care, modern educational facilities and unrivaled natural beauty. Marshall University employs 2,000 faculty and staff members who serve over 10,000 undergraduate and 3,875 graduate students.
Interested candidates should access the following link to complete the online application: https://marshall.peopleadmin.com/postings/8425. Applicants will need to provide a CV, cover letter and contact information for three references. The position is open until filled and a background check will be required. Marshall University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to US Citizens and Permanent Residents.