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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Medical University of South Carolina - Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Charleston, South Carolina (US)
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Oct 22, 2023

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Life Sciences, Immunology, Microbiology, Cancer Research
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The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina invites applications for a full-time faculty position. The academic appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the tenure track series.

The successful candidate will complement the diverse research portfolio and strengths of our department and university, which includes T cell and regulatory cell biology, adoptive cellular therapy, transplant immunology, innate immunity, neuroimmunology, autoimmunity, and infectious disease pathogenesis. Whereas candidates conducting cutting-edge research in the above areas of immunology and host defense are especially encouraged to apply, candidates in other areas will be considered. Ideal applicants will be creative and collaborative scientists and will be expected to establish and maintain a rigorous extramurally funded research program, as well as to participate in our strong graduate training programs.

The scientific environment within the College of Medicine and in the Department is highly interactive and productive, with strong ties on campus to other Basic Science and Clinical Departments, as well as Research Centers and Institutes. Outstanding core facilities are available (

MUSC is in the beautiful historic city of Charleston (ranked #1 travel destination in the U.S.), bounded by the Atlantic Ocean and beautiful beaches to the east and south, and national forests and wildlife refuges to the north and west. MUSC is the state’s top-ranked medical center.

Preferred Experience & Additional Skills: All applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D., as well as postdoctoral research experience with a strong record of research accomplishments and publications. Academic credentials and existing extramural grant support will determine faculty rank. Highly competitive start-up packages are available including ample laboratory space.

Candidates must create an applicant profile and upload the following:

1. Curriculum vitae

2. Statement of research, including past and planned research (2-3 pages)

3. Brief statement of teaching/mentoring, including past experience and teaching/mentoring philosophy.

4. Contact information for at least three (3) references

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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