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Faculty Position, Pediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia
Closing date
Dec 31, 2022

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Life Sciences, Immunology
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Full Time
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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Center for Childhood Infections and Vaccines (CCIV), a joint entity within Emory Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (Children’s), invites applications for a tenure eligible position at all faculty ranks, in the broad area of pediatric immunology and infectious diseases (MD, DO, and/or PhD required).

The faculty appointment will be primarily in the Department of Pediatrics within the Emory University School of Medicine. We offer a highly interactive collegial research environment with state-of-the-art facilities, as well as proximity to and collaborations with the Emory Vaccine Center, Emory Lowance Center for Immunology, the Emory National Primate Research Center, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. Clinical trial networks, including the Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit (VTEU) and IMPAACT, operate within the Department of Pediatrics.

Areas of particular interest relate to immune ontogeny, immune responses at the maternal-fetal interface, vaccinology and vaccine delivery. We particularly seek researchers that incorporate precision medicine, big data, and/or artificial intelligence approaches into their investigations. The candidate will be expected to bring an innovative, externally funded research program, as well as engage in cross-disciplinary initiatives. For candidates with an MD or DO, clinical service opportunities may be available in pediatric infectious diseases or other clinical divisions as appropriate.

Interested applicants should complete the online applicaiton, and attach their CV, research and diversity statements, as well as the names of 3 references. Inquiries can be sent to Dr. Ann Chahroudi at


Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University have worked together since 1956, facilitating leading-edge pediatric research, training and innovation. Together, our partnership advances research and facilitates evidence-based quality care for children. The Emory Department of Pediatrics continues to be ranked in the top five pediatric departments in National Institutes of Health research funding.

This job opportunity is part of our ambitious $200M investment to substantially grow our team of world-class child health researchers. Click here ( to learn more about our plan to recruit 30 new researchers over the next five years.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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