Assistant Professor of Bacteriology or Virology - Wake Forest School of Medicine

Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Competitive salary + benefits and relocation, start-up package, and laboratory space
January 23 2018
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Assistant Professor of Bacteriology or Virology

Wake Forest School of Medicine

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Wake Forest School of Medicine is inviting applications for a tenure track faculty in Bacteriology or Virology. Candidates should hold a PhD, MD or equivalent degree. Associate level candidates are preferred; however, highly qualified candidates at the Assistant Professor level will be considered. Candidates with an outstanding, established extramurally funded research program investigating antibiotic resistance, host-bacterial pathogen interaction, pathogenesis of bacterial infections, mechanisms of immune evasion by bacterial pathogens, host-pathogen-microbiome interactions, novel therapies against bacterial pathogens, or vaccines against bacterial diseases are sought. In addition to maintaining a robust internationally recognized research program, successful candidates will be expected to support institutional and departmental teaching and mentoring for graduate students, medical students, and junior faculty. Start-up package, laboratory space, salary and rank will be commensurate with experience.

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology has a highly collaborative, research-intensive faculty in the disciplines of immunology, virology, and bacteriology.  Information on the department may be viewed at The department is housed in Wake Forest Biotech Place, a state-of-the-art research facility in the heart of the growing Wake Forest Innovation Quarter Research Park located in downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 

Wake Forest School of Medicine offers a dynamic environment for cutting edge multidisciplinary research. Collaborative opportunities with other research entities include an NCI-funded Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), the Sticht Center on Aging, the Center for Vaccines at the Extremes of Aging, the Center for Human Genomics, and the WFU Primate facility.

Winston-Salem is a vibrant community with an exciting cultural environment that is perennially ranked among the best places to live in the U.S.  Situated within close proximity to both the Blue Ridge Mountains and the coast, Winston-Salem allows residents opportunity for a wide array of recreational activities.

Applicants should submit a single PDF consisting of their curriculum vitae, a brief description of current and future research interests, and contact information for three references

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff.