Assistant Professor

Location
Athens, Georgia (US)
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
September 30 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

The Department of Infectious Diseases in the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Center for Tropical & Emerging Global Diseases at the University of Georgia invite applications for a full-time tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek an individual who will build a research program centered on parasitic diseases, including mechanistic aspects of parasite biology or interactions with hosts and vectors or translational research on parasitic diseases. The position includes a very competitive salary, excellent laboratory space and a generous start-up package.

Applicants must hold a PhD, DVM, or MD degree in a biomedical or biological science, and evidence of productive postdoctoral training is preferred. The successful candidate would build on the research strengths of the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, one of the world’s leading centers for parasite research, and contribute to our NIH-funded training program. Teaching responsibilities in the Department of Infectious Diseases will be in our undergraduate, graduate or professional programs.

Applicants should apply at https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/219962 and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (3 pages) and teaching philosophy. Three confidential letters of recommendation are required, and applicants should request their referees submit them through ctegdsearch@uga.edu. Application materials submitted in other ways will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin on November 1st, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Contact ctegdsearch@uga.edu with questions.

The Center for Tropical & Emerging Global Diseases, the College of Veterinary Medicine, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. The state of Georgia is well-known for its quality of life both outdoor and urban (www.georgia.gov). UGA is a land grant/sea grant institution located in Athens, 75 miles northeast of Atlanta (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).

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