The Creighton University Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology (MMI) is undergoing a strategic effort to significantly expand its research capacity over the next five years. We are seeking candidates for multiple tenure-track Assistant Professor positions, although other ranks will be considered for exceptional candidates. MMI is involved in research and teaching that broadly relates to the dynamic interaction between microbial pathogenesis and host defense (https://www.creighton.edu/medicine/departments/medical-microbiology-immunology).The ideal candidates are expected to establish a vigorous independent research program that would ideally integrate into the collegial environment within the School of Medicine. Candidates will have ample opportunities to establish multidisciplinary collaborations with clinical colleagues in infectious diseases as well as other professional schools in the health sciences at Creighton University, including nursing, pharmacy, and dentistry. Candidates will be provided with competitive startup funds, laboratory space, and access to state-of-the-art core facilities (https://my.creighton.edu/researchservices/corefacilities/). Candidates will also be expected to participate in graduate and professional student teaching within the health sciences.
Applications can be submitted using the following link (http://k.rfer.us/CREIGHTON03f1wG) and should include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, along with names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Positions will remain open until filled and applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. Please direct questions or inquires to the search committee chair, Dr. Travis Bourret (TravisBourret@creighton.edu)
The Creighton University School of Medicine embraces a strategy rooted in well-documented institutional mission-driven commitment to Jesuit values and inclusive of education and social justice. The School of Medicine is committed to creating a vibrant academic environment with a strategic vision to create an academic culture that recruits and retains people from diverse backgrounds who aspire to serve in leadership roles in global healthcare settings.