|Position ID:||UMASSMED-MaPS-TTF [#7512]|
|Position Type:||Tenured/Tenure-track faculty|
|Position Location:||Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, United States [map]|
Cellular and Molecular Biology
|Appl Deadline:||(posted 2016/07/19, listed until 2017/04/19)|
The Department of Microbiology and Physiological Systems at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (http://www.umassmed.edu/) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. Depending on qualifications, candidates may be proposed for a more senior appointment at the rank of ASSOCIATE or FULL PROFESSOR. The Department is seeking candidates who use cross-disciplinary or systems-level approaches to solve problems in bacterial or viral infection including, but not limited to: molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis; cell biology of infection; analysis of complex microbial communities and their impact on the host; and host responses and adaptation to infection. Candidates will be expected to develop and maintain an innovative, externally funded research program. We offer generous support and a collaborative environment with opportunities for both basic and translational research. The position will be highly competitive with regard to start-up funds and salary. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the Department, a curriculum vitae that includes honors and publications, and a succinct research plan. To expedite the review process, applicants should invite three individuals who are familiar with their work and potential for success to upload recommendation letters at the same web address.
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