Faculty/ Research-intensive tenure-track opportunity, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Employer
Thomas Jefferson University & Hospitals
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary
competitive
Closing date
Oct 22, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Immunology, Microbiology, Health Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
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The Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University seeks applications for research-intensive tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The successful candidates will complement a group of highly interactive faculty members with broad expertise in basic immunology, microbial pathogenesis, host-pathogen interactions, vaccines, and the mechanisms of immune diseases. Candidates’ research interests should be within the context of infectious diseases or cancer and may include, but are not limited to, basic immunology, systems biology of the immune response, antibody function, vaccine development, mechanisms of vaccine protection, adjuvants, and immunotherapy. Appointees will receive a generous start-up package and a salary commensurate with their rank and experience. Candidates for Associate or Full Professor positions should provide evidence of successfully leading a research group and a strong record of publications and extramural funding. Members of underrepresented minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Microbiology and Immunology Department is affiliated with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, which supports state-of-the-art central facilities including flow cytometry, X-ray crystallography, and Cryo-EM, genomics, cell and animal bio-imaging, and biosafety level 2 and 3 facilities for tissue culture and animals. 

Thomas Jefferson University is located in Center City Philadelphia, adjacent to a variety of historical, cultural and entertainment attractions.  

Applicants should send a CV, a summary of past accomplishments and future research plans (maximum three pages), and make arrangements for three letters of reference to be submitted directly by the referee. All documents should be submitted by email to  M&I.search@jefferson.edu and addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Luis Sigal, DVM, PhD, BLSB 709, 233 South 10th Street, Philadelphia. PA 19107.

Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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