Assistant/Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, New York
January 17 2018
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Assistant/Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

We are seeking outstanding candidates for TENURE-TRACK faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Department of Microbiology& Immunology at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. Ideal applicants will be creative immunologists with interests in:

  • Host-pathogen interactions
  • Tumor immunity
  • Vaccines
  • Viral immunity
  • Immune-based therapeutics

Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD (or equivalent), postdoctoral experience and a strong publication record; candidates at the Associate Professor level should have a record of funding and research productivity. Successful candidates will be expected to develop and maintain an extramurally-funded research program and participate in the education of medical and graduate students.

We are a collaborative research community with interests in B cell development, herpes viruses, infectious diseases, global health, hematopoiesis, multiple sclerosis, myeloid cells, vaccines, and drug development. Our department is undergoing major expansion, and is positioned to interact with the Center for Global Health and Translational Science and the Center for Cancer Research at Upstate Medical University.

We offer excellent resources to support faculty, including competitive salaries and startup packages, and core facilities (flow cytometry, mass spectrometry, DNA/RNA analysis, clinical trials, mouse barrier facility, animal imaging).

Syracuse is located in the Finger Lakes Region of New York and provides a diverse, dynamic, and affordable metropolitan environment. Proximity to Syracuse University and the College of Environmental Science and Forestry fosters productive scientific interactions and provides unique collaborative funding opportunities.

To learn more about our department go to or e-mail Dr. Gary Winslow at

Applications will be accepted via our online employment system at, apply to Job #047526.

Please submit a CV and a 2-3 page research statement describing past accomplishments and future plans.

Letters of recommendation will be requested separately.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

At SUNY Upstate Medical University we strive to promote a professional environment that encourages varied perspectives from faculty members with diverse life experiences. A respect for diversity is one of our core values. We are committed to recruiting and supporting a rich community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We actively seek applications from women and members of underrepresented groups to contribute to the diversity of our university community in support of our teaching, research and clinical missions.