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The University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Salary and star-up funds are attractive and commensurate with experience
Closing date
Dec 21, 2022

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Life Sciences, Immunology, Microbiology
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The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson (COM-T) is seeking an outstanding scientist with an active research program in any area of immunology and microbiology to serve as Associate Department Head (ADH) of the Department of Immunobiology. The Department hosts a group of well-funded investigators with research interests in basic immunology, microbiology, and host-pathogen interactions. In addition to pursuing her/his own research program, the ADH will serve

A key role in the administration of the Department including functioning as a liaison between Department faculty, students, staff, and COM-T administration. A successful ADH candidate will engage in leadership and innovation in support of the research, teaching, and service missions of the Department, including, but not limited to, faculty promotion, tenure, and evaluation reviews; trainee progress assessment; curricular and educational issues; and hiring. In addition, the ADH must be prepared and willing to step in for the Department Head in any facet of DH function and may success the department head of an interim or permanent basis.  

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are the core values of the Department of Immunobiology, COM-T and UArizona, and candidates of all backgrounds are welcome and invited to apply. The successful candidate will join the UA Department of Immunobiology (primary) at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. If appropriate, the successful candidate will also join one or more of the UA Centers or institutes. Tenure can be awarded if applicable.

Competitive candidates are expected to have a track record of national or international prominence, active research programs, scholarly productivity and demonstrated ability to secure independent, peer-reviewed funding such as an NIH R01. Competitive candidates will also have a history of successfully working with a diverse group of students, trainees, and colleagues.

Modern, functional shared resources in clinical trials, biostatistics, bioinformatics, mouse models, and tissue acquisition and analysis, flow cytometry, mass spectrometry, structural biology and functional genomics are available to all University scientists.

Applicants must have a PhD and/or MD degree at a current rank of Associate (minimum 3 years in the rank) or Full Professor. Salary and start-up funds are attractive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Arizona has been recognized on Forbes list of America’s Best Employers in the United States and has been awarded the Work-Life Seal of Distinction by World@Work! For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please go to

For full details and qualifications, and to complete an on-line application, see req9637 at

Outstanding UA Benefits! The University of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

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