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Tenure Track Faculty - Assistant Professor

Yale University - Department of Microbial Pathogenesis
New Haven, Connecticut (US)
salary commensuriate with experience
Closing date
Oct 15, 2023

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Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology, Molecular Biology
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The Department of Microbial Pathogenesis at Yale School of Medicine ( seeks candidates for tenure-track assistant professor faculty position(s) investigating the pathogenesis of viral, bacterial, or parasitic infections, pathogen-host interactions, and the role of microbes in health and disease.

The department values a broad range of approaches in microbial pathogenesis, including molecular and structural biology, metabolism, genetics and genomics, imaging, and cell biology. The department is home to Yale’s Graduate Program in Microbiology, has a vibrant community of trainees, and prizes collaboration and mentorship at all levels. New faculty will join a significant expansion of the department and have access to cutting-edge resources and excellent lab space. The target start date is July 1, 2024.

The Department of Microbial Pathogenesis strives to foster a diverse, inclusive, and supportive community. Women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree. Applications should contain:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • description of previous research (1 page)
  • statement of research plans (up to 3 pages)
  • personal statement
  • reprints of up to 4 publications
  • 3 confidential letters of recommendation.

Please apply through the Interfolio website:

We will host an informational webinar/Q&A session by Zoom in September 2023. Please visit the Department of Microbial Pathogenesis website for details.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position may be sent to the attention of Dr. Andrew Goodman, Chair of the Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, c/o Carla Zaratzian (

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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