Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Location
Little Rock, Arkansas
Salary
Competitive compensation and package
Posted
July 20 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology (http://www.uams.edu/mbim/) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants with more seniority will also be considered. We are seeking an outstanding investigator who will establish a competitive research program in the area of microbial pathogenesis with an emphasis on host responses to infection. This individual will join a group of 15 highly productive faculty members studying a diverse array of viruses, bacteria, and parasites. Depending on the area of study, the successful candidate may interact with and benefit from the NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE)-supported Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Inflammatory Responses (http://cmphir.uams.edu/). Faculty in the department are expected to maintain an extramurally funded research program and contribute to the teaching and training of graduate and medical students. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, postdoctoral experience, and documented research productivity. Applications must include curriculum vitae, statement of research accomplishments and future research interests/goals, statement of teaching experience, and contact information for 3 professional references. E-mail all application materials as a PDF file to: microapp@uams.edu. Please direct any questions to Dr. J. Craig Forrest, chair of the search committee. Review of applications will begin immediately. UAMS is an equal opportunity employer and promotes workplace diversity. Women and members of underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.