Tenure-eligible faculty positions

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Tenure eligible
September 25 2019
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Immunology and Microbiology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, School of Medicine invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates with strong research plans in the general fields of Immunology and Microbiology are encouraged to apply. Preferred candidates will have well-developed research plans that employ innovative approaches to study any of the following areas: 1) the molecular pathogenesis and immunity of emerging or re-emerging viruses, 2) innate immunity and the inflammatory process during infection with bacterial, viral, or other pathogens, and 3) the function and regulation of mucosal barriers in health and disease.

Other requirements include a Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree in the biomedical sciences and an excellent record of research productivity. The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain a strong extramurally funded research program and to participate in teaching and mentoring of graduate and medical students. The research-intensive Department of Immunology and Microbiology is housed in world-class facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus in the greater Denver area http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/departments/ImmunologyMicrobiology/Pages/welcome.aspx. The Department and the Anschutz Medical Campus foster a highly collegial culture and the possibility to establish collaborations with investigators in a variety of basic and clinical departments. In addition, exciting recent campus initiatives including RNA Biosciences http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/programs/rna/pages/RNA-Bioscience.aspx, Human Immunology and Immunotherapy http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/programs/immunology-immunotherapy/pages/default.aspx and GI and Liver Innate Immunity http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/programs/Innate-Immune-Program/Pages/default.aspx provide resources, advanced instrumentation, and expertise to enhance the research program of the successful applicant.

Faculty appointees will receive outstanding start-up support and will work in a collaborative environment with state-of-the-art core facilities, including genomics, proteomics, imaging, Cryo-EM, and ABSL3/BSL3 facilities.

Applicants should prepare a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a detailed research plan summarizing current and proposed research, and contact information for three professional references. Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=17282&lang=en refer to job posting 17282.

Review of applications will begin in November 2019 with preference given to applications received before December 1, 2019. The review process will continue until an appointment is made or the search is terminated. The University of Colorado School of Medicine is committed to diversity and equality in employment.  

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