Temple University
Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention
Tenure-track Faculty Position in Host-Pathogen Interactions

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the School of Medicine of Temple University is now recruiting for a tenure track faculty member in microbiology/immunology and accepting applications for a position at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. The Department encompasses expertise in the fields of microbiology and autoimmunity and is strategically planning to enhance its current strengths. Successful applicants should have a record of outstanding research productivity, including high quality publications. Applicants are expected to develop a vigorous extramurally funded, independent research program and to participate in teaching microbiology to professional and graduate students. We seek applicants who have basic/translational research programs in the area of host-pathogen interactions with an emphasis on autoimmune diseases.

Successful candidates will join an interactive faculty housed at a major medical school in Philadelphia, with state-of-the-art core facilities including confocal microscopy. flow cytometry, BSL-2,-3 labs and excellent AAALAC-accredited animal facilities. Moreover, there is full access to the core facilities of Fox Chase Cancer Center, including DNA Sequencing, High Throughput Screening, Molecular Modeling and Gene Expression Analysis. Our Department is located across the street from Temple University Hospital, and the physical proximity facilitates collaboration with clinicians and physician-scientists.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. degree or professional degree(s) and postdoctoral experience in a relevant field. Highly competitive salary, commensurate with experience and qualifications, and start-up packages will be provided.

Qualified applicants should send electronically an application package including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research interests and plans, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references, to Stefania Gallucci, MD and Cagla Tukel, PhD, Co-Chairs of the Search Committee, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA 19140, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Phone: 215-707-5666,Fax: 215-707-9452.

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Temple University School of Medicine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

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