Tenure Track Faculty Position in Bacteriology

Albany, New York
Commensurate with experience
September 11 2018
Tenure Track Faculty Position in Bacteriology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Bacteriology

The Wadsworth Center (Albany, NY) is seeking an outstanding scientist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to establish a competitive, grant-funded research program. Research areas of specific interest include studies on basic biological processes in bacteria, and mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis and antimicrobial resistance. Applicants employing innovative, cutting-edge techniques to these areas are especially encouraged to apply.

The Wadsworth Center (https://www.wadsworth.org/) is the country’s most comprehensive state public health laboratory with a staff of about 700, that includes over 100 doctoral level scientists. The Center provides a dynamic research environment focused on infectious, genetic and environmental diseases and their impact on human health. The successful applicant will join a core group of scientists applying structural biology, genomics, public health diagnostics, and microbiology to study bacterial biology, pathogenesis and antimicrobial resistance in both model organisms and bacterial pathogens (https://www.wadsworth.org/about/employment).

The successful applicant will receive a highly competitive start-up package, 12-month salary and access to outstanding core facilities. Optional educational opportunities are provided through the Center’s Department of Biomedical Sciences, based in the University at Albany’s School of Public Health.

Ph.D. degree or equivalent and relevant postdoctoral research experience required. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, 3-page research plan and contact information for at least three references to wcphgc@health.ny.gov, referencing “Wadsworth Bacteriology”. Review of applications will begin October 1st and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE.