Assistant or Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases (tenure-track)

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Competitive salary and benefits
August 23 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Department of Pathobiological Sciences is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases (tenure-track) responsible for: performing research in the immunopathogenesis of infectious diseases, maintaining a competitive laboratory funded by federal and other sources, publishing research results in highly reputable journals, participating in other educational aspects of the Department, and other duties as assigned.


About LSU
LSU is the State’s flagship research university and carries the designation of “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. It is one of 21 universities nationwide holding land-, sea-, and space-grant status. LSU enjoys a lively and diverse community of more than 36,000 faculty, staff, and students from every state and more than 120 countries. Occupying 2,000 acres on the Mississippi River in Louisiana’s capital city, Baton Rouge, LSU is approximately 80 miles northwest of New Orleans in the heart of the culturally diverse delta region. LSU’s campus, largely of Italian Renaissance architecture, is regarded as one of the top 20 most beautiful campuses in the United States with 57 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places and over 1,200 magnificent Live Oak trees, amongst numerous magnolia grandiflora, crape myrtle, camellia, and azalea.


LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!


Minimum Qualifications

PhD or equivalent degree in Life Sciences field (Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, etc.)


Preferred Qualifications

Research excellence as evidenced by publications and past research performance.   Current extramural funding.


Additional Position Information
Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.


LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.