University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Medicine

469 15635
Position ID:UMASSMED-Department of Medicine-INS2 [#15635, 20-050]
Position Title: Instructor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Immunology
Infectious Disease
Appl Deadline:2020/01/04 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2019/12/03, finished 2020/07/05, listed until 2020/06/03)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

A junior faculty, Instructor, position is open at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in the laboratory of Kate Fitzgerald to study the role of nucleic acid sensing pathways and the Inflammasome in autoinflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

The Instructor will work closely with Dr. Fitzgerald on defining new directions for the Fitzgerald lab and advise research fellows and students on experimental design and data analysis. The instructor will work closely with the PI on research laboratory management and regulatory compliance.  The optimal candidate will have experience in innate immunity, signal transduction and gene regulation. Applicants should have PhD and/or MD degree and at least 3 years of relevant postdoctoral experience.

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice. UMass Medical School is a fantastic research environment with great collaborations and resources.

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Applications should be sent to:

Kate Fitzgerald, PhD

UMASS Medical School

364 Plantation Street

Worcester MA 01605


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

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55 Lake Ave North
Worcester, MA 01655

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