Director, Public Health Research Institute
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS)

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) invites applicants for the position of Director of the Public Health Research Institute (PHRI) center. We are seeking an individual with outstanding leadership qualities and a record of accomplishment as a well-funded biomedical researcher to direct a major biomedical research center at NJMS.

Over 120 scientists at PHRI pursue infectious disease research, focusing on HIV and other viruses, mycobacteria and other bacterial pathogens, and opportunistic fungi.

The successful candidate should be a leader committed to maintaining PHRI as a global leader in basic and translational science, supported by federally funded research and strategic initiatives in private partnerships.

The center is located on the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Newark Campus in the International Center for Public Health (ICPH) building, which is home to the NJMS Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, a National Regional Biocontainment Laboratory, BSL2 laboratories and BSL3 small-animal vivarium space, and the Global Tuberculous Center. PHRI is one of three major centers within the Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences Institute for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases. Further information about PHRI can be found at:

Interested individuals must apply on-line at and submit a Curriculum Vitae and letter of inquiry to: Vivian Bellofatto, Ph.D., Professor and Chair (Interim), Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics; Chair, Search Committee for Director, Public Health Research Institute, c/o Michael Petti, Executive Assistant to the Dean, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, 185 south Orange Avenue, MSB C-671, Newark, NJ 07101-1709; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

An equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is committed to building a diverse community and encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. For additional information, please see our Non-Discrimination Statement.

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