Infectious Diseases Research Faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts
Salary, start-up, and lab space will be commensurate with experience, training, and achievements.
October 02 2020
Rochelle Walensky
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Massachusetts General Hospital’s Division of Infectious Diseases offers patient-centered, innovative, and comprehensive patient care and patient-inspired research focused on infectious diseases. The Division now seeks to add an outstanding Scientist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with a cutting-edge interest in infectious diseases-related research. We seek to attract an active and diverse faculty aligned with the mission of the Division.

We are looking for candidates who would broadly extend the basic discovery or computational capabilities of our Division, with a focus on collaborative questions in pathogenesis, pathogen evolution, vaccine development, or therapeutic design. We would especially encourage applications from those with expertise in human immunology, cellular biology, pathogen evolution, structural biology, and molecular epidemiology. The successful applicant will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program, collaborate with members of the Division, and to contribute to training and developing research fellows. The new faculty member will have the opportunity to participate in strong Division and Hospital wide educational efforts.

The candidate’s appointment will be in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Massachusetts General Hospital with an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School. Salary, start-up, and lab space will be commensurate with experience, training, and achievements.  Suitable candidates have an MD, PhD, MD-PhD, or equivalent. 

Please send a Curriculum Vitae, names and contact information of three references, and a one-page statement of career interests by October 31st to:


Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases

Massachusetts General Hospital


Galit Alter, PhD

Chair, ID Executive Research Committee

Ragon/Massachusetts General Hospital


c/o Madeline Davis


Subject line “MGH ID Faculty Application Enclosed”

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