Assistant Professor Microbiology & Immunology

University of Oklahoma - College of Medicine
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Closing date
Apr 5, 2023

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Life Sciences, Immunology, Microbiology
Position Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor Microbiology & Immunology

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center invites applications for a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. Requirements for the position include a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, productive postdoctoral training, and the ability to establish and maintain a nationally funded research program. Applicants will also be expected to teach graduate and medical students within their scope-of-expertise. Preferred areas of research include those that fit within or expand upon the Department’s activity in the areas of microbial pathogenesis (bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic), host-microbe interactions, and immune pathogenesis.

The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary and startup package, as well as an opportunity to serve as a project leader in the NIH-supported Oklahoma Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunity led by the Department. Additional Departmental and institutional resources include AAALAC-accredited animal facilities, BSL3 laboratory space, and state-of-the-art core facilities that support genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, flow cytometry, metabolomics, imaging and microscopy. For additional information about the Department, the College of Medicine, and OUHSC, please visit our website at

Interested candidates should provide a single PDF that contains: 1) a cover letter that briefly outlines training, research interests and relevant teaching experience; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a 1-2 page summary of current and proposed research. The application, as well as three letters of recommendation (provided separately by the referees) should be submitted to Please include ‘Faculty Position 200119933, Microbiology & Immunology’ in the email Subject line. Review of applications will begin.

For specific questions about this position, please contact Ginnia Smith, Faculty Affairs, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology, at

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, political beliefs, national origin, age (40 or older), sex (see: Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination policy) sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, disability, or veteran status.

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