Assistant or Associate Professor in Immunology

Location
Urbana, Illinois (US)
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
October 21 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Assistant or Associate Professor in Immunology

Department of Pathobiology

College of Veterinary Medicine

The Department of Pathobiology (vetmed.illinois.edu/path) in the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Immunology. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position with a major research appointment. An anticipated start date is August 16, 2022. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A competitive start-up package, including ample laboratory space, is available.

 

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO

The Department of Pathobiology consists of faculty with strong research programs in the infectious diseases of humans and animals caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites. We are seeking an exceptional investigator using innovative approaches to study fundamental biological questions in the immunology of infectious disease. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. or professional degree, along with postdoctoral experience or research-oriented residency training.

The candidate must have an exceptional publication record in leading peer-reviewed journals, a well-defined research vision along with teaching experience.  The candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an innovative, extramurally funded research program, and possess the skills to collaborate within a vibrant community of basic and veterinary clinical scientists.  Teaching at the graduate and professional level is expected. A minor service appointment is required to support the department and larger academic communities.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign features state-of-the-art animal care and research facilities, and specialized services available in the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology (beckman.illinois.edu), Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center (biotech.illinois.edu), Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (igb.illinois.edu), Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory (mntl.illinois.edu), Cancer Center at Illinois (cancer.illinois.edu) and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (ncsa.illinois.edu).

Illinois has a dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs (provost.illinois.edu/faculty-affairs/work-life-balance). The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana situated in Champaign County (total population est. 207,000) in east-central Illinois. Urbana-Champaign is conveniently situated about 140 miles south of Chicago, 125 miles west of Indianapolis, and 180 northeast of St. Louis. The University and its surrounding communities offer a cultural and recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a major research institution. The Champaign County area offers festivals, farmers markets, restaurants and breweries, arts and entertainment, nationally recognized public schools, walking trails, community parks and outdoor recreation. For more information about the community, visit: yourewelcomecu.com/cu-community/ or visitchampaigncounty.org/.

For consideration, create a candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and upload application materials, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research interests and plans, teaching philosophy, and the names and email contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications begins on December 1, 2021 and continues until the position is filled. All requested information must be submitted prior to consideration.  For further information contact Karen Nichols at  klp68@illinois.edu or (217) 300-8343.

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