Assistant/Associate Professor - Microbiology & Immunology

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Posted
October 12 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Faculty Positions in Host-Pathogen Interactions
Department of Microbiology and Immunology

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is seeking outstanding candidates for TENURE-TRACK faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. This recruitment initiative is part of a departmental effort, under the leadership of Head Dr. Susan Ross, to selectively expand research activities and enhance interdisciplinary collaborations.

Ideal applicants will be creative and collaborative scientists pursuing fundamental/translational aspects of immunity, bacterial or viral pathogenesis and host response to infection and using state-of-the-art approaches that combine genomics, cell biology, genetics, bioinformatics, biochemistry and animal models of infection. We especially encourage applicants with innovative new perspectives and research interests that embrace interdisciplinary approaches.

UIC offers an intellectually exciting, collegial and supportive environment with robust graduate, MSTP and post-doctoral programs and extensive opportunities for interdepartmental collaboration. Resources include outstanding core facilities for DNA/RNA sequencing and genomics, imaging, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, structural analyses and automated screening. Additional information can be found at http://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/departments/academic-departments/microbiology/.

Applicants should be committed to teaching graduate and professional students and establishing a vigorous, cutting-edge, externally funded research program. The College is part of a larger University of Illinois campus situated in Chicago, a uniquely cosmopolitan and global city.

Requirements include a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline, postdoctoral training and a strong publication record.  Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply, please visit: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=83258&job=assistant-associate-professor-microbiology-and-immunology and upload a curriculum vitae with a research proposal describing plans for an independent research program (no more than 3 pages) and the names and contact information for three references. For fullest consideration, the application must be received by October 31, 2017. For questions related to the position or for any technical assistance, please contact Kamil Czarnowski (kczarn4@uic.edu).

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.