Faculty in Resistance and/or Virulence of Human Bacterial Pathogens, Dept. M&I, Emory University

Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
Emory University, Atlanta
Salary to be defined
Closing date
Nov 14, 2022

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Assistant/Associate Professor Faculty Position in Antimicrobial Resistance and/or Virulence Mechanisms of Human Bacterial Pathogens

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, invites applications for a tenure eligible position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor within the broad fields of antimicrobial resistance and bacterial pathogenesis.  Applicants that utilize studies in bacterial physiology, bacterial-host interactions, and/or genomic/genetic approaches as it applies to the above fields are especially encouraged to apply.

We offer a highly interactive, collegial research environment. Our Department is scientifically diverse, with significant strengths in bacterial pathogenesis, antimicrobial resistance, molecular virology, genetics and molecular biology, immunology, and vaccinology. Graduate education is robust at Emory and our faculty have access to multiple diverse graduate programs. Our research facilities are state-of-the-art and include biocontainment labs and several excellent core facilities such as the Emory Integrated Proteomics Core, Emory Comprehensive Glycomics Core, Emory Gnotobiotic Animal Core, and the Emory Integrated Genomics Core. Our intellectual environment is enriched by proximity to and collaborations with The Emory Vaccine Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, The Winship Cancer Institute, Emory Transplant Center, the Emory National Primate Research Center, the Biomedical Engineering Department at GA Tech, and the Centers for Disease Control. Visit our website for more information on our faculty, Department, and links to our graduate programs: http://www.microbiology.emory.edu.

We seek to recruit and retain a diverse faculty to build and maintain the excellence of our research enterprise and to offer trainees richly varied perspectives. Applications from women and ethnic minorities are strongly encouraged. The University and the Department strive to support all faculty by fostering an equitable scholarly environment, offering a wide range of career development opportunities, and promoting work-life integration. We encourage potential candidates to visit the website of the Emory Worklife Resource Center: http://www.worklife.emory.edu.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree and a record of scholarly accomplishment commensurate with rank. Ideal candidates will be collaborative scientists that bring new perspectives and innovation to the Department. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program and to participate in our graduate and medical student training programs through mentorship and teaching. The primary criteria for selection will be excellence and creativity in research and scholarship.

Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a description of research interests (2 pages), and have three letters of reference sent to: Faculty Search Committee, c/o Ms. Jenny O’Neil, joneil@emory.edu. Applications should be received by November 16, 2022 to ensure consideration. Later applications may also be considered if the position has not been filled.  You may apply via email, but please also apply through the Emory employment portal at https://faculty-emory.icims.com/jobs/79157/job.

Emory University is located in the dynamic and multicultural city of Atlanta. This community of 5.6 million people is one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country. Atlanta offers award-winning restaurants, sports and cultural events, forested neighborhoods, proximity to the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains and a well-connected international airport.

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and ethnic minorities are strongly encouraged.

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