Assistant Professor Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

SUNY, Stony Brook
Stony Brook, New York
November 27 2018
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Assistant  Professor Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Center for Infectious Diseases

The successful candidate will establish a vigorous extramural research program in the area of tick- borne diseases, participate in the Department’s educational mission of graduate and medical school teaching, and perform university and departmental service.The Department ( and the adjacent Center for Infectious Diseases ( provide a highly interactive scientific community. The Department and School of Medicine have been at the forefront of research on tick-borne diseases, including pivotal contributions toward discovery and characterization of the Lyme disease agent. The position offers competitive startup support and salary, quality research space, and a dynamic intellectual environment. Stony Brook University maintains state-of-the-art core facilities that deliver support in a number of areas including microscopy and animal imaging, flow cytometry and cell sorting, genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, animal maintenance, and BSL3 containment. The recently completed Laboratory for Comparative Medicine includes an insectarium and provides facilities for animal BSL3 studies.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or M.D. and at least three years of postdoctoral experience. Established research in the area of tick-borne diseases.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates that demonstrate the ability to obtain extramural funding are preferred.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 31, 2019. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application, cover letter, CV, three-page research statement, and the names and addresses of three references as a compiled PDF to (on line submission required). Competitive applicants will be asked to have letters of recommendation sent to the search committee at a later date. Please also fill out an online Applicant Information Survey. Do not submit this survey to the department.

Faculty Search Committee - Tick Borne Diseases

Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

130 Life Sciences Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5222


For a full position description or application procedures, visit: (Ref. # F-9962-18-11)

Stony Brook University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educator.


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