Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Virology

Location
Shreveport, Louisiana
Salary
Competitive compensation and seed package will be offered
Posted
October 07 2020
Discipline
Life Sciences, Virology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

A tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor is open for scientists with a Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. and postdoctoral research experience. Responsibilities include teaching graduate and medical students and directing a nationally competitive research program in the areas of tumor virology, viral pathogenesis, and host defense mechanisms to viral infections preferably with a focus on bioinformatics. The Department faculty of 12 members directs a training program of some 30 doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows and an NIH-funded Center for Molecular and Tumor Virology staffed with 16 interactive principal investigators in several Departments. Both the Department and the Center are well-equipped for molecular research and are augmented by the LSUHSC Research Core Facility that offers ABSL-3PLUS laboratories and a variety of research core technologies including flow cytometry, high resolution, spinning disc and confocal microscopy, laser capture microdissection, DNA array analysis, next generation sequencing, proteomics, a Redox/Histology core, small animal imaging, and positron emission tomography. Furthermore, faculty will have access to a biorepository established as part of SARS CoV-2 testing (https://www.lsuhs.edu/research/evt-lab). Information about the Department is provided at https://www.lsuhs.edu/departments/school-of-graduate-studies/microbiology-and-immunology.  Competitive compensation and seed package will be provided. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, statement of research goals and funding, and arrange three letters of reference to be sent to the Faculty Search Committee, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, LSU Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130-3932 at msapp1@lsuhsc.edu.

Louisiana State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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