Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry in the Wayne State University School of Medicine seeks outstanding candidates with expertise in the fundamental areas of adaptive immunity, especially in the functions and regulation of lymphoid cells in models of autoimmune diseases, infection, inflammation, and tolerance, as well as sub-disciplines of developmental immunology, mucosal immunology, neuroimmunology, ocular immunology, and vascular immunology. The tenure-track position can be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. Candidates will be expected to establish an internationally recognized high-impact extramurally funded research program, and to participate in teaching and service. A competitive start-up package commensurate with the candidate’s experience and achievement will be provided.

Our extended faculty includes researchers in other departments and programs in the School of Medicine, as well as at the nearby Henry Ford Health System and Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. Our local Immunology Focus Group (www.immunology.wayne.edu) sponsors an outstanding monthly seminar series. We have convenient access to excellent institutionally supported core facilities, including facilities for flow cytometry, imaging, molecular biology, and proteomics.

Wayne State University is located in Detroit’s Midtown area. Midtown is at the heart of the cultural and economic resurgence of the city. Metropolitan Detroit has a diverse population of four million. The region encompasses many outstanding residential areas, fine public and private schools for K-12 education, myriad cultural and recreational opportunities, and proximity to other outstanding institutions for higher education.

If you are interested working in a vibrant environment devoted to outstanding science intended to serve the wider community, please visit our online application site at: https://jobs.wayne.edu/ (Posting 042912) for further information about this position, and to submit your application. Along with your CV and a list of three professional references, include a description of your research plans and perspective on teaching as part of your cover letter.

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Harley Tse at 313-577-1564 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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