Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, Microbiology & Immunology

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
October 30 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University seek applications for research-intensive tenure-track Faculty positions at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to complement a group of highly interactive faculty members with broad expertise in basic immunology, microbial pathogenesis, host-virus interaction, vaccine development and oncolytic viruses. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to basic aspects and systems biology of the immune response, mechanisms of vaccine protection, development of novel adjuvants, vaccines or immunotherapy all with a focus on infectious diseases, viral infections, or cancer. The successful candidates will receive a generous start-up package and a salary commensurate with their rank and experience. Candidates for Associate or Full Professor positions should provide evidence of successfully leading a research group and a strong record of publications and extramural funding. Members of underrepresented minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Microbiology and Immunology Department is affiliated with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, which supports state-of-the-art central facilities such as flow cytometry, X-ray crystallography, genomics, cell and animal bio imaging. Biosafety facilities to accommodate studies with mouse and human pathogens are available.

Thomas Jefferson University is located in Center City Philadelphia, adjacent to a variety of historical, cultural and entertainment attractions. 

Applicants should send a CV, a summary of past accomplishments and future research plans (maximum three pages), and make arrangements for three letters of reference to be submitted directly by the referee. All documents should be submitted via email to: and addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Luis Sigal, DVM, PhD, BLSB 709, 233 South 10th Street, Philadelphia. PA 19107.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment.  Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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