Assistant or Associate Professor in Immunology and Pathogen-Host Interactions
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences
College of Medicine, University of Central Florida
The Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences (BSBS) at the University of Central Florida (UCF), College of Medicine, seeks outstanding applicants at the assistant professor or associate professor level with a research focus on Immunology and Pathogen-Host Interactions relevant to human health. Applicants in the fields of immune responses to microbial infections and molecular mechanisms of microbial pathogenesis are particularly encouraged to apply.
Successful applicants must hold a Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. in a discipline appropriate to the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences program. In addition to developing or maintaining a well-funded research program, candidates are expected to have active participation in undergraduate and graduate education. The UCF College of Medicine provides faculty with highly competitive State-supported salaries, generous startup packages and laboratory space. The research facilities are state-of-the-art and include BSL3 laboratory space, transgenic animal facilities and excellent core facilities.
The UCF College of Medicine is a research-based medical school with a culture based on partnerships and collaboration. The UCF College of Medicine’s mission is to create and cultivate an environment that honors and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout all of its institutions to heal, innovate and transform healthcare for the benefit of all members of our society. As part of the UCF College of Medicine, the Burnett School has 53 full-time faculty, nearly 3,000 undergraduate majors and 140 graduate students in MS, PhD, and MD/PhD programs. The BSBS offers a highly interactive, collegial research environment and has a location on the Academic Health Sciences campus, Lake Nona. BSBS at Lake Nona is a critical part of the biomedical cluster at “Medical City” that includes the new UCF Lake Nona Medical Center Hospital, the Lake Nona Cancer Center, the Orlando VA Medical Center, and the Nemours Children’s Hospital. Together they provide a hub for biomedical innovation that is transforming Orlando into a global destination for health care, research, and biomedical education. Further information on the BSBS and its research divisions can be found at http://med.ucf.edu/biomed.
UCF is one of the nation's largest universities with over 70,000 students enrolled in 201 bachelor's and master's degrees, 31 doctoral programs, and a fully accredited M.D. program. UCF is located in Orlando, a progressive metropolitan area and a major player in high-tech industry with a top ranked Research Park.
Review of candidates will begin on March 15, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled. In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a two-page summary of future research plans, and the names and contact information of three references to https://jobs.ucf.edu/en-us/job/501695/assistant-professor-of-medicine-or-associate-professor-of-medicine-biomedical-sciences
NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.
For more information about this position, please contact faculty search committee chair, Dr. Mollie Jewett at Mollie.Jewett@ucf.edu.
The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.