University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Dermatology

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Position ID:UMASSMED-Dermatology-TFDERM [#26796, 24-044]
Position Title: Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty - Dermatology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Dermatology
Starting Date:2025/01/01
Appl Deadline:2024/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/12/05, updated 2024/06/13)
Position Description:   URMs  

The Department of Dermatology ( at UMass Chan Medical School ( invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. Rank will be commensurate with ability and experience. The position will be highly competitive with regard to start-up funds, laboratory space, and salary. We are seeking individuals with a PhD and/or MD and the candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an innovative, externally funded research program. Primary appointment will be in the Department of Dermatology and suitable candidates will be eligible for affiliation within the Autoimmune Therapeutics Institute at UMass Chan (

As members of the T. H. Chan School of Medicine community (, we benefit from access to collaborative research and clinical colleagues with diverse expertise across the Department of Medicine, RNA Therapeutics Institute, Programs in Molecular Medicine, Immunology and Microbiology, Innate Immunity, Systems Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology, and Molecular, Cell, and Cancer Biology. We also share the campus with the Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (, which supports a thriving Ph.D. training program and welcomed more than 60 first-year Ph.D. candidates in 2023.

Successful faculty candidates will join a growing research program within the department, conducting innovative research related to immune-mediated diseases of the skin. Physician-scientists with translational research interests are particularly encouraged to apply, but all candidates studying immune-mediated skin diseases are eligible. Licensed physician scientists will have the opportunity to operate specialty patient clinics within the Department. Selection will be based on excellence in research and the potential to maintain an outstanding research program.

UMass Chan faculty are expected to engage in teaching, research, and service, and the successful candidate will be expected to direct an externally funded independent research program as well as participate in graduate and/or medical education. Modern laboratory space will be provided in the Lazare Research Building and extensive core facilities are available on campus. Candidates must have a record of significant research accomplishments with the potential to establish and lead an independent research program.

The highest priority will be given to investigators with outstanding research programs that enhance our current strengths and who demonstrate an interest in improving diversity and inclusion in the life sciences. Successful candidates will also demonstrate strong communication skills and an ability to engage in collaborative research endeavors. Review of applications will begin January 31, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, CV, research statement, diversity statement, and publication list to 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. Please refer any inquiries (but not application materials) to: Todd Pearson, PhD, Search Committee Chair and Assistant Professor of Dermatology,

UMass Chan 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 Chan Medical School as their employer of choice.

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

Application Materials Required:
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Department of Dermatology
55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655