Infectious Disease, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Position Title: Professor
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map]
Subject Area: Infectious Disease / Medicine
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2012/04/10, finished 2014/09/17, listed until 2012/09/03)
Position Description:    

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

Faculty Position in Innate Immunity University of Massachusetts Medical School UMMS is located within a 67-acre integrated health science campus, encompassing the School of Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and Graduate School of Nursing, located in the picturesque Worcester Hills/Lake Quinsigamond region of central Massachusetts. The Division of Infectious Disease and Immunology has a major focus on innate immunity, autoimmunity and host-microbe interactions, utilizing human, murine and invertebrate models and coordinates research activities of the recently formed Institute for Innate Immunity. We are currently recruiting for a full-time tenure-track faculty position. Appointed rank will be commensurate with experience. Faculty at UMMS engage in teaching, research and service, and successful candidates will be expected to direct an externally funded independent research program as well as participate in graduate education. Laboratory space and extensive core facilities are available in the recently constructed Lazare Research Building. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. (or equivalents), and a record of significant research accomplishments in any area of innate immunity. Highest priority will be given to investigators with outstanding research programs that complement our current strengths. Successful candidates will also demonstrate strong communication skills and an interest in collaborative research endeavors. Review of applications will begin on April 15th, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should upload a cover letter, CV, research statement and publication list. To expedite the review process, applicants should also invite three individuals who are familiar with their work and potential for success to upload recommendation letters to Please refer any questions regarding the search to: Neal Silverman, Search Committee Chair and Professor of Medicine, 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.”

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.

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Further Info:
55 Lake Ave North
Worcester, MA 01605

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