Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Immunology of Host-Microbial Interactions
Requisition Number: FTFR000858
Division/College: College of Science
Location: Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time: Full Time
The Department of Biology at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts invites applications for a junior tenure-track or senior tenured faculty position in the general area of the immunology of host-microbial interactions. Applications from established investigators are encouraged.
We are seeking innovative, creative and collaborative individuals who will develop a vibrant research program in areas such as interactions between the immune system and pathogenic organisms, and/or interactions between the host and its microbiome. Priority will be placed on individuals whose research interests synergize with the department's strengths in immunology and molecular microbiology.
The successful candidate will be expected to direct a strong extramurally-funded research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and participate in departmental, college and university service. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is Fall Semester, 2017.
The Department of Biology is strongly interdisciplinary, with 20 tenured and tenure-track faculty in Biology and an additional 9 faculty with joint appointments in other departments. The department administers programs in the College of Science at Northeastern University in Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Behavioral Neuroscience for 1,200 undergraduates. It hosts 100 students in Ph.D., Masters, and Professional Masters programs. The Department is affiliated with the Antimicrobial Discovery Center, the New England Inflammation and Tissue Protection Institute, and the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts. Northeastern University occupies a vibrant 67-acre campus in the heart of Boston, surrounded by other leading educational, health care, technological, and research institutions, as well as world-renowned venues for art and music (www.northeastern.edu/biology/).
Applicants must have a PhD in the biological sciences or a closely related discipline prior to the start of the appointment, pertinent postdoctoral research experience, and a strong record of scholarly accomplishment commensurate with the appointment rank. Qualified candidates must have excellence in, or a demonstrated commitment to, working with diverse student populations and/or in a culturally diverse work and educational environment.
Additional Information: A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and teaching statement. You will be asked to provide contact information for at least three professional references.
Informal inquiries can be addressed to: Dr. Veronica Godoy-Carter, Chair of the Faculty Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org; 617-373-4042).
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.
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