DEPARTMENT OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND MICROBIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
The Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health invites innovative scientists to apply for a tenure/tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor. We are seeking an investigator with a strong record of research accomplishment who will complement and expand on departmental research interests in virology, bacteriology, genetics, and host-microbe interactions, with an emphasis on use of systems biology in solving complex infectious disease problems. The candidate is expected to develop a highly productive research program that will synergize with current faculty research programs. The department has state-of-the-art facilities with a highly interactive group of virologists, bacteriologists, immunologists, geneticists, and behavioral public health professionals working to understand basic mechanisms and pathogenesis of HIV; avian influenza, Zika, Rift Valley fever and other emerging viral infections; tuberculosis; immunity and immunotherapy to virus infections; and humanized mouse and nonhuman primate models of infectious disease. We are especially interested in investigators working in the areas of microbiome, microbial drug resistance, viral immunity, and vector-borne diseases.
The successful candidate will teach and mentor graduate students in our three degree programs Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H. -- who have infectious disease interests ranging from fundamental etiology to vaccines and social/behavioral prevention approaches. The University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health is consistently among the top ten in NIH-funded schools of public health and is located in one of America's most livable cities. For additional information about the school and department, please visit our website: http://www.idm.pitt.edu .
Applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, should reference #19000960 in their cover letter, and should submit curriculum vitae, a concise one-page summary of research accomplishments, a two-page summary of future research interests, and names of three references to: Chair, Biosciences Search Committee, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, 2127 Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261(firstname.lastname@example.org ). Review of applications will commence upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Please refer to job description The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 19008935
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.