Assistant Professor of Immunology

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Starting salary is up to $70,000 per year + benefits
August 06 2019
Position Type
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Assistant Professor of Immunology

The Department of Biological Science at The University of Tulsa invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with demonstrated interests and expertise in Immunology. We seek a creative and interactive individual working on fundamental problems in immunology, including but not limited to interactions between adaptive and innate systems, elucidation of immune cell receptor signaling mechanisms, or the modulation of immune cell activity in health and disease.

The Faculty of Biological Science is in the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences of The University of Tulsa ( and offers BS, MS and PhD degrees ( At present, there are 14 full-time faculty members, approximately 25 MS/PhD students and 170 undergraduate Biology majors. The department houses complete genomics/transcriptomics and microscopy core facilities, and animal facilities.

The University of Tulsa is private Carnegie National-Doctoral institution. The fall 2018 enrollment for the university was 4,433 students in its four academic colleges (3,343 undergraduates and 1,090 graduate or law students).

The city of Tulsa, located in the rolling Osage Hills of northeastern Oklahoma, is one of the most livable and affordable cities in the United States with a lively arts and cultural scene, a metropolitan population of almost 1 million people and a cost of living index of 85% of the national average.

Minimum Qualifications
We anticipate August 15th 2020 start date for this position. The successful applicant is expected to have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in immunology, establish a vigorous extramurally funded research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching in immunology, protein structure and function, and specialized courses in their area of expertise.

Application Information
Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests (max. two pages each), and names and complete contact information for three references. Applications should be submitted electronically to Immunology Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ron Bonett ( For full consideration applications should be received by 17 October 2019.

The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.  The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristics including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.

The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/ Veteran.