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Virology and Bacteriology Faculty Positions

Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Indianapolis, Indiana
Academic credentials and existing extramural grant support will determine faculty rank and salary
Closing date
Nov 30, 2021

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Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Immunology, Microbiology, Virology
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The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Indiana University School of Medicine (Mark H. Kaplan, Department Chair) is accepting applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank. We seek scientists who will bolster our diverse research portfolio. Candidates conducting cutting-edge research in pathogenesis of infectious disease are encouraged to apply. Areas of specific interest include viral pathogenesis, bacterial pathogenesis, and the interaction of the microbiome with immune responses. However, outstanding candidates in any area of infectious disease will be considered.

Successful applicants are expected to have or obtain external grant support and participate in teaching microbiology/immunology-based courses to graduate and medical students. Candidates should hold a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. and demonstrate a record of productive research. Academic credentials and existing extramural grant support will determine faculty rank. Highly competitive start-up packages are available including ample laboratory space. For more information on the Department, please visit (

The scientific environment at the School of Medicine and in the Department is highly interactive and collegial with ties on campus to other Basic Science and Clinical Departments, as well as Research Centers and Institutes. Outstanding core facilities are also available.

Application materials should include a cover letter, CV, statement of research plans for the next five years, and a list of contacts for references and be submitted to for the bacteriology or for the virology position. Any questions should be directed to

As the nation’s largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence.  We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community.  We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.

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