The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has faculty positions available at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Major research strengths of the Department include microbial pathogenesis, host-pathogen interactions, molecular virology, antimicrobial drug discovery, mechanisms of gene regulation, and viral oncogenesis. Individuals with active research programs in related or complementary areas are encouraged to apply. For additional information about the Department and the School of Medicine, please visit our website: http://www.mmg.pitt.edu. Requirements for tenure-stream Assistant Professors include a PhD and/or M.D. degree, a strong record of scholarship in research, and a clear vision for development of an independent research program. Appointments at higher ranks will require an established, nationally recognized research program with a track record of extramural grant support. All faculty members are expected to contribute to gradate and medical school teaching activities. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is consistently among the top ten in NIH-funded medical schools in the U.S. and is located in one of America's most livable cities.
Application Process: To apply, please email your cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one page summary of your research plans, and request that three letters of recommendation be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information contact: email@example.com; Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Suite 523, 450 Technology Drive; Pittsburgh, PA 15219.
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