Faculty Position in Immunology

Faculty Position in Immunology

University of Rochester - Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology

Rochester, NY, United States

The David H. Smith Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC, Rochester, NY) is recruiting for tenure-track faculty members (preferably at the Assistant Professor level) to complement current strong research programs in understanding basic immunological mechanisms in inflammation and infectious disease. Areas of potential research focus include, but are not limited to, high-resolution, dynamic analysis of immune responses; advanced data analytics; immune interactions with the microbiome; novel animal or mathematical models; innate or adaptive immune responses.

The CVBI strives to be a center of outstanding basic immunology research, conducting innovative and rigorous research into fundamental mechanisms of immunity. In support of this goal, the CVBI has a strong culture of vigorous discussion, fostering a collaborative culture of critical thinking and constructive discussion, and welcoming a diversity of thought and approach. CVBI members participate in the exceptional opportunities available at URMC for basic and clinical collaborations, including excellent access to well-defined patient populations. Current major NIH funded awards and contracts at the University of Rochester that focus on immunity include the Respiratory Pathogens Research Center, the Center of Excellence in Influenza Research and Surveillance, the Tissue Regulation of T Cell Function program, and the Center for AIDS Research. Further information about the CVBI can be found at https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/cvbi.aspx.

We seek energetic and creative scientists to join a highly collaborative and multidisciplinary research community focused on immunological disease. Qualified candidates should have a successful research background in basic immunology/host defense, and an MD, PhD or equivalent degree. Candidates with a strong record of accomplishments should apply on line at https://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/ and reference the Job Number 210720. Please also forward a single PDF containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for 3 references and statement of current research and future plans to: Tim_Mosmann@URMC.Rochester.edu. Applications should preferably be received by December 15, 2018, but later applications may also be considered.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. The University is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equal valued and supported.

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Faculty Position in Immunology