Open Rank Faculty Position in Immunology Education

West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia
Salary and academic rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience.
Closing date
Jun 15, 2022

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Life Sciences, Cell Biology, Immunology, Microbiology
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology seeks a distinguished educator for a nontenure-track faculty position (rank open) to teach immunology to undergraduate students, graduate students and professional students.  The successful candidate should have a PhD degree in immunology and at least 3 years of post-graduate teaching experience at the college/university level.  The search committee is especially interested in candidates who through their scholarly activities, teaching, and service will contribute to the diversity and excellence in immunology.

The Department of Microbiology Immunology and Cell Biology (MICB) has an exceptional undergraduate program in Immunology and Medical Microbiology and an Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis Ph.D. graduate degree.  The appointed faculty will teach immunology to medical, graduate and undergraduate students. This joint recruitment provides an exceptional opportunity to participate in robust, interdisciplinary training programs in a highly collaborative atmosphere. Candidates with experience teaching immunology using state-of-art teaching methodologies are strongly encouraged to apply.  Salary and academic rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. This is a 12-month position with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.

Founded in 1867, WVU is one of only 11 research-intensive land-grant institutions offering a single health sciences campus with accredited Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health.  WVU is West Virginia’s major research and development center.  Our faculty conduct research totaling over $195 million in sponsored contracts and grants per year, and WVU has earned an R1 research classification (highest research activity) as described by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.  The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies WVU as a comprehensive doctoral institution with medical programs – placing it among only 50 such public and 28 private institutions nationwide, and WVU has earned the Carnegie Foundation’s Community Engagement Classification, which only 6% of all universities have.  WVU is located in beautiful Morgantown, WV, in the heart of Mountaineer Country, which is within easy traveling distance of Washington, DC and Pittsburgh, PA.  This award-winning city has been rated the “No. 1 Small City in America" (, the ninth best college town in America (Business Insider), one of the “South’s Best Small Towns” (Southern Living) and one of the “Top 100 Best Places to Live” (Livability).

Electronic submission of application with supporting credentials (including a cover letter, vitae, teaching statement, and list of three professional references) can be made at:

The position remains open until filled.

General inquiries should be directed to:

Kathleen Brundage, PhD, Chair, Search Committee, c/o Brooke Phillips (

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology, West Virginia University School of Medicine

P.O. Box 9177, Morgantown, WV 26506-9177

West Virginia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Health Sciences Center is a tobacco-free campus.  West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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