Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Tulane University

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Medicine at Tulane University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor and Associate Professor levels. Successful candidate(s) will be a part of new leadership vision and join a small, collaborative and vibrant research-intensive Department ranked in the top third of NIH-funded microbiology departments nationwide (https://medicine.tulane.edu/departments/microbiology-immunology).

Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and a minimum of three years of appropriate postdoctoral experience with peer-reviewed publications that demonstrate outstanding scholarly work. Expectations include maintaining a vigorous, extramurally funded research program, participating in teaching activities at the graduate and medical levels and interacting productively with basic and clinical scientists in the Department and throughout the School of Medicine. Preferred areas of research include, but are not limited to, host-pathogen interactions, mucosal immunology, emerging infections, vaccinology/adjuvant biology and allergic diseases.

A generous start-up package and salary will be provided. The Department maintains and facilitates access to multiple core technologies including multi-parameter flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, metabolomics, next generation sequencing and single cell RNA sequencing. The Department maintains active, collaborative relationships with the Tulane National Primate Research Center and the Tulane Center for Translational Research in Infection & Inflammation.

Candidates should submit i) their curriculum vitae, ii) a 2-4 page description of research interests, accomplishments and future plans and (iii) the names and contact information of three references to: https://apply.interfolio.com/52931. Review of applications will be carried out on a rolling basis through December 31, 2018.

Tulane University School of Medicine is located in the cultural epicenter of the southern United States, New Orleans, LA. The city boasts numerous museums and art galleries, hosts hundreds of festivals annually and is one of the world’s best gastronomical destinations. For more information, visit https://www.neworleans.com/.

Tulane University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ Persons with Disabilities/Veterans Employer committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities or veterans. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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