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Assistant/Associate Professor

Employer
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Location
Louisville, Kentucky
Salary
Open
Closing date
15 May 2024

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Discipline
Biomedicine, Health Science, Life Science
Job Type
Faculty Member
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Fixed term
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Academia

Job Details

TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS

The School of Medicine at the University of Louisville invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Assistant/Associate Professor level from applicants with research interests and a strong record of productivity in cancer immunology including clinical and experimental Immunotherapy, CAR-T cells, reprogramming of tumor microenvironment, and/or role of the microbiome in cancer immunotherapy.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology (M&I): The department is strongly research-oriented, with 17 primary faculty members maintaining major programs in bacterial pathogenesis, cellular microbiology, immunology, and virology. The newly recruited faculty will have laboratory space in the Clinical Translational Research Building (CTRB), which is fully equipped for research in molecular and cellular biology, including live cell imaging, genomics, flow cytometry and state of the art animal housing with germ-free facilities and whole animal imaging capability. For more details on faculty and research programs, please visit: http://louisville.edu/medschool/microbiology/faculty and https://louisville.edu/medicine/cancer-research.

Facilities and Research Partners: The U of L School of Medicine provides an excellent research environment, and the majority of the departmental faculty are also members of either the Brown Cancer Center (BCC), the Center for Predictive Medicine (CPM) or the Center for Microbiomics, Inflammation and Pathogenicity (CMIP). The Current positions represent a co-recruitment partnership between M&I and BCC and offers a wide range of resources as well as collaborative research opportunities. State-of-the-art facilities of the Immuno-Oncology (IO) program of the BCC support basic, translational, and clinical research, and include a biorepository for clinical specimen collection, a clinical trials office, CyTOF and Hyperion imaging mass cytometry (IMC) to comprehensively phenotype immune landscape within the tumor microenvironment, among others. The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the Center for Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy (CCII) as a participant in an NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) award.

The University of Louisville: is classified as one of the country’s 146 R1 Doctoral University with “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UofL is committed to creating equitable and inclusive campus environments that accelerate the success of the full range of our students and employees. We believe that employees who feel valued and respected will create policies, programs, practices, research agendas, and services to effectively meet the needs and exceed the expectations of the increasingly diverse student populations we admit and hope to serve.

 

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Website
Telephone
502-852-6545
Location
505 South Hancoock Street
Microbiology and Immunology
Louisville
KY
40202
US

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