University of Illinois at Chicago
Faculty Positions in Host-Pathogen Interactions
Job No. 55027
Submit by: Nov. 1, 2015

We are seeking outstanding candidates for TENURE-TRACK faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine in Chicago. Ideal applicants will be creative and collaborative scientists pursuing fundamental/translational aspects of bacterial or viral pathogenesis and host response to infection and using state-of-the-art approaches that combine genomics, cell biology, genetics, bioinformatics, biochemistry, and animal models of infection. We especially encourage applicants with innovative new perspectives and research interests that embrace interdisciplinary approaches. UIC offers an intellectually exciting, collegial, and supportive environment with robust graduate, MSTP, and post-doctoral programs and extensive opportunities for interdepartmental collaboration. Resources include outstanding core facilities for DNA/RNA sequencing and genomics, imaging, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, structural analyses, and automated screening. Additional information can be found at chicago.medicine.uic.edu/departments ___programs/departments/microbiology___immunology. Applicants should be committed to teaching graduate and professional students and establishing a vigorous, cutting-edge, externally funded research program. Requirements include a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline, postdoctoral training, and a strong publication record. The College is part of a larger University of Illinois campus situated in Chicago, a uniquely cosmopolitan and global city.

For fullest consideration, individuals should submit an application comprising their curriculum vitae and research proposal (no more than 3 pages) describing plans for an independent research program by November 1, 2015 at the following link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=55027&job=assistant-associate-professor-tenure-track; applications thereafter will be considered on a rolling basis. Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately to Ms. Kate Campbell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

For questions related to the position please contact:
Nancy Freitag, PhD.
Chair, Microbiology & Immunology Search Committee
University of Illinois at Chicago
Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology M/C 790
835 S. Wolcott Ave. Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 312-355-4903
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The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

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