Assistant / Associate / Full Professor Position in Immunology and Immunity in Disease

Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Dec 3, 2023

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Life Sciences, Immunology, Neuroscience
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The Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, invites applications at all levels for a tenure-eligible faculty position within the broad fields of immunology and immunity in disease. Applicants in all areas of immunology are encouraged to apply, especially those focused on durable immunity in tissues, neuro-immune crosstalk, immunity to infectious agents, autoimmune disease, and cancer immunology.

We offer a highly interactive, collegial research environment. The Department is scientifically diverse, with strengths in adaptive immunity, bacterial pathogenesis, molecular virology and vaccinology. Graduate education is robust at Emory and our faculty have access to multiple diverse graduate programs. Our research facilities are state-of-the-art and include biocontainment labs and many excellent core facilities such as the Emory Integrated Proteomics Core, Emory Comprehensive Glycomics Core, Emory Gnotobiotic Animal Core, and the Emory Integrated Genomics Core. Our intellectual environment is enriched by proximity to, and collaborations with, The Emory Vaccine Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, The Winship Cancer Institute, Emory Transplant Center, the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, the Biomedical Engineering Department at GA Tech, and the Centers for Disease Control. Visit our website for more information on our faculty, Department, and links to our graduate programs:

We seek to recruit and retain a diverse faculty to maintain the excellence of our research enterprise and to offer trainees richly varied perspectives. Applications from women and ethnic minorities are therefore strongly encouraged. The University and the Department strive to support all faculty by fostering an equitable scholarly environment, offering a wide range of career development opportunities, and promoting work-life integration. We encourage potential candidates to visit the website of the Emory Worklife Resource Center:

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree and a record of productive postdoctoral or independent research. Ideal candidates will be collaborative scientists that bring new perspectives to the Department. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program, and to participate in our graduate and medical student training programs through mentorship and teaching. The primary criteria for selection will be excellence and creativity in research and scholarship.

Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a description of research interests (2 pages), and have three letters of reference sent to: Immunology Faculty Search Committee, c/o Ms. Jenny O’Neil, Applications should be received by December 3, 2023 to ensure consideration. Later applications may also be considered if the position has not been filled. You MUST apply via email, AND through the Emory employment portal to be considered:

Emory University is located in the dynamic and multicultural city of Atlanta. This community of over 5 million people is one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country. Atlanta offers award-winning restaurants, sports and cultural events, forested neighborhoods, proximity to the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains and a well-connected international airport

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