The Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, seeks to fill a full-time tenure-leading faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor with documented evidence of high-quality research in immunology of infectious disease to complement existing research groups. Current strengths in the Department include established programs in staphylococcal disease and obligate intracellular bacteria, with planned growth in virology and existing infrastructure to support BSL3 research. Preference will be given to those individuals with a track record of extramural research funding and commitment to a collaborative research approach. The appointee will also participate in the academic mission of the Department, including graduate teaching in immunology and mentoring of students and postdoctoral fellows. Applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, with expertise in immunology pertaining to bacterial, viral, or parasitic infection. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2022 at https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/57564, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with experience and will include a university benefits package. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
UNMC has a vibrant research and medical community within the growing and affordable city of Omaha, Nebraska. The Department of Pathology and Microbiology has over 60 faculty members working in modern, well-equipped laboratories with state-of-the-art facilities. UNMC houses multiple core facilities to support novel and high impact research programs including the Advanced Microscopy Core, the Electron Microscopy Core, the Proteomics Core, the Genomics and Epigenomics Cores, the Biomedical Informatics Core and others.
Omaha is located in Eastern Nebraska along the Missouri River. It is the largest city in Nebraska and is home to four Fortune 500 companies. In addition to benefiting from local investment into the UNMC campus, local philanthropy supports a thriving arts scene including the Omaha Symphony. The city boasts many parks nestled within its various unique, historic, and modern neighborhoods and is home to one of the world’s best Zoos, the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.