The Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University


Vacancy #: 962503
Salary Range: Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, invites applications for three tenure-track or fixed-term faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. These positions are research intensive and are intended for individuals who will develop and maintain federally-funded, independent research programs in the areas of molecular immunology and/ or bacterial pathogenesis. Successful candidates will have significant protected time to establish their research programs and will be expected to participate in teaching medical, dental, and graduate students. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications. These new faculty positions will be supported by generous laboratory space, "hard" salary support, and a competitive research start-up package. The Department has 15 full-time faculty, an active doctoral studies program, and state-of-the art instrumentation. Onsite facilities include those for flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, Olympus FV1000 confocal/Multiphoton laser scanning microscopes for live animal imaging, laser capture microdissection, phosphorimaging, and electron microscopy. In addition, the Brody School of Medicine has a new modern AAALAC-accredited animal care facility and a well-trained veterinary staff. ECU is located in Greenville, NC, a small city with a population of 90,000, approximately 80 miles east of Raleigh and a short ride from the Crystal Coast beaches and the Outer Banks.

Minimum Qualifications
PhD from an appropriately accredited institution in Microbiology, a basic science field, or other related discipline. Teaching and Research experience with a strong publication record. Appointment at the Associate Professor level requires a strong record of continuous research productivity and funding including current, transferrable, R01-level, extramural support and strong evidence of successful service in teaching.

Preferred Education and Experience
Preference will be given to those who complement existing faculty strengths in autoimmunity and/or tick-borne bacterial infection.

Special Instructions to Applicants
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents: Curriculum Vitae, An outline of a planned research program, Letter of Interest, and a List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must complete a candidate profile or staff application (see "Application Types Accepted" below) online via the PeopleAdmin system. In addition, applicants must submit the documents requested in order to be considered for the position.

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