Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University at Buffalo
Tenure Track Faculty Position

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the State University of New York at Buffalo invites applications for a faculty position in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Assistant Professor level. This search will specifically target investigators working on any aspect of molecular, cellular, and/or immunological aspects of viral infections.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology: The department is strongly research-oriented, with major programs in bacteriology, immunology, mycology, parasitology, and virology. The department has an active research faculty containing 15 primary faculty members and a number of adjunct faculty as part of the graduate research faculty. Most departmental faculty members are also members of The Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology, an interdisciplinary center with its own laboratories in a dedicated research building. The department is fully equipped for with all technology required to support a cutting-edge research program. For more details on faculty and research programs, please visit: http://www.smbs.buffalo.edu/microb and http://www.smbs.buffalo.edu/wcmpi

Facilities and Research Partners: Buffalo is home to the Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the Hauptmann-Woodward Medical Research Institute (HWI), which have international reputations in cancer research and structural biology, respectively. The University at Buffalo (UB) has Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, Public Health, and Pharmacy, whose faculty collaborate extensively within the University, as well as with faculty at RPCI and HWI. Other institutional resources include the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences and the newly constructed Clinical and Translational Research Center on the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus. The University is currently in the process of building a new, state-of-the-art medical school in downtown Buffalo which will connect nearby hospitals and research facilities. The Department of Microbiology & Immunology is scheduled to relocate to this new campus in 2017.

Community Environment: Buffalo—the City of Good Neighbors—is the second-largest city in New York State. Yet, it’s a big city with a hometown feel. World-class art galleries and museums, a comprehensive citywide system of parks and green space designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and major and minor league sports teams are just a few of the wide array of cultural and recreational elements that make Buffalo such a great place to study, work and live. To learn more about the Buffalo/Niagara Region visit: http://www.buffalo.edu/aboutub/region.html.

Candidate Requirements: Individuals applying for the level of Assistant Professor must have a Ph.D., M.D., D.V.M, D.D.S, or equivalent degree and, at least two years of post-doctoral research experience. Individuals who are hired will be expected to establish and/or maintain an on-site extramurally-funded and productive research program and to contribute to the undergraduate, graduate, and professional teaching and to various administrative responsibilities of the department.

Application Process: Applicants should submit a: (1) cover letter, (2) summary of present and future research plans, (3) curriculum vitae, and (4) names/email addresses of three references to: http://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59691

Only applications and documents submitted online via the UBJobs site will be accepted.

The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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