Virology and Infectious Disease Faculty
The Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-leading faculty position within the area of virology and infectious disease. The department is building a core of strong virology and infectious disease researchers by recruiting an investigator with expertise in arboviral pathogens, mechanism of pathogenesis, host-pathogen interaction, therapeutic development and in vivo/ in vitro culture models. Candidates must have a Ph.D and/or M.D with 3-4 years of post-doctoral training or faculty experience, will be able to demonstrate the ability to complement the existing research interests in the program, have (or exhibit the potential to create) an extramurally-funded research program, and contribute to graduate education, including the successful mentorship of trainees. Salary will be commensurate with experience and will include a university benefits package.
UNMC has a vibrant research and medical community within the growing and affordable city of Omaha, Nebraska. The Department of Pathology and Microbiology has over 60 faculty members working in modern, well-equipped laboratories with state-of-the-art facilities. UNMC houses multiple core facilities to support novel and high impact research programs including the Advanced Microscopy Core, the Electron Microscopy Core, the Proteomics Core, the Genomics and Epigenomics Cores, the Biomedical Informatics Core and others.
Omaha is located in Eastern Nebraska along the Missouri River. It is the largest city in Nebraska and is home to four Fortune 500 companies. In addition to benefiting from local investment into the UNMC campus, local philanthropy supports a thriving arts scene including the Omaha Symphony. The city boasts many parks nestled within its various unique and historic neighborhoods and is home to one of the world’s best Zoos, the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.
Applicants interested in joining an innovative and collegial department should submit a document comprised of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research program and record of trainee mentorship (not to exceed 5 pages), and names and addresses of three referees to http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/42690. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.