Tenure Track positions in respiratory viruses and vaccine development

National University of Singapore
Singapore (SG)
May 06 2021
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The Infectious Diseases Translational Research Programme (ID TRP), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS), invites applications for two tenure track faculty positions at Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor levels in respiratory viruses and vaccine development, respectively. We are interested in candidates working on respiratory viruses, particularly influenza virus, on infection biology and pathogenesis. For vaccine development, candidates with innovative platforms or approaches to bacterial or viral diseases will be considered. Experience with animal models and preclinical studies of vaccine development would be helpful. Candidates with excellent publication track records in these areas are encouraged to apply.

The ID TRP is a 15-primary member programme, consisting of basic scientists and clinician scientists for seamless translation of research. ID TRP has strong expertise in bacterial antibiotic multidrug resistance and emerging viruses, covering epidemiology, molecular mechanisms, animal models and therapeutic and prophylactic interventions. Other areas including phage biology, pneumococcal infections and microbiome are also being actively developed under the programme.

Successful applicants will join a vibrant research environment at the School of Medicine (https://medicine.nus.edu.sg/). Facilities (including BSL3 and ABSL3) and research support are world-class.

The university offers internationally competitive salary packages in Singapore’s low tax environment. The School of Medicine is committed to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, and female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply for the positions. Interested, strong candidates should forward their detailed curriculum vitae along with a letter of intent describing their current expertise, research plans, career goals, teaching interests, and provide the names of 3-5 academic referees. Please send the application materials to:

Chair, ID TRP Search Committee (c/o Ms. Mayvien Teo) Email: mayvien@nus.edu.sg

Closing date of application: 31 December 2021 (Search will continue until a suitable candidate is found)

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