Infectious Disease, University of Massachusetts Medical School

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Position ID:UMASSMED-ID-KATE [#7358]
Position Title: Tenured Faculty
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map]
Subject Area: Infectious Disease
Appl Deadline:2017/08/31 finished (posted 2016/06/06, listed until 2017/08/31)
Position Description:    

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

Faculty Position in Innate Immunity University of Massachusetts Medical School

The Program in Innate Immunity (, located in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The Program/Division has a major focus on innate immunity, autoimmunity and host-microbe interactions, utilizing human, murine and invertebrate models ( Successful candidates will conduct innovative research to understand host-pathogen interactions, mechanisms of infectious or inflammatory diseases and/or develop novel therapies for immune-mediated diseases. Candidates need not necessarily conduct research directly focused on Innate Immunity, but should indicate how their research will synergize with ongoing research within the Program/Division and the greater UMass Medical School community. Faculty 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 Lazare Research Building. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. (or equivalents), and a record of significant research accomplishments. 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 expeditiously and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should upload a cover letter, CV, research 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: Kate Fitzgerald, Search Committee Chair and Professor of Medicine,

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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