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Assistant or Associate Professor - Bacteriology

Employer
University of Minnesota - Medical School
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Dec 30, 2023

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Microbiology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academia

The University of Minnesota Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Institute on Infectious Diseases (UMIID) announce an inaugural round of recruitments in Bacteriology for faculty to sustain the teaching and research missions of the department and advance research broadly relevant to UMIID’s mission to create innovative solutions to emerging infections with epidemic or pandemic potential and antimicrobial drug resistance.

We seek candidates for two positions at the Assistant tenure track or Associate Professor rank whose research is broadly relevant to UMIID’s Program Antimicrobial Resistance and Drug Discovery to include bacterial physiology and genomics, human microbial ecology, bacteriophages, and bacterial-host interactions. Successful candidates will demonstrate potential to develop a prominent and innovative research program that complements the University’s research strengths in host-pathogen interactions, immunity and host defense, virology, mycology, genomics, drug discovery, translational research, and clinical trials.

Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications: PhD, MD, or equivalent in a relevant field of study, plus applicable postdoctoral or faculty experience.

About the Department:

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is a community of scholars committed to discovering and disseminating knowledge about the microbial world. Our faculty's interests and expertise encompass some of the most exciting areas of contemporary microbiology and immunology, ranging from the physiology and development of microorganisms, the molecular pathogenesis of infections, and fundamental aspects of immunity.

The University of Minnesota Institute on Infectious Diseases (UMIID) brings together University of Minnesota expertise across disciplines to discover better responses to pandemics, life-threatening infections and antimicrobial resistance through basic, translational, and clinical research.

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