The Department of Microbiology-Immunology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time tenure track Investigator at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level within the broad field of microbial pathogenesis. Applicants in the fields of bacterial pathogenesis, host-pathogen interactions, bacterial interactions with the immune system, antibiotic resistance, and the microbiome are particularly encouraged to apply.
Qualified candidates are expected to have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree as well as postdoctoral training. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a vigorous, extramurally funded research program and to participate in our strong graduate and medical student training programs. All applicants should have substantial peer-reviewed publications that demonstrate productivity and the ability to perform cutting edge research. Candidates for an Assistant Professor position should have current or pending external funding, which could include an NIH K level award or equivalent. Candidates at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level should have substantial research productivity, current grant support and academic service. The primary criteria for selection will be excellence and creativity in research and scholarship. We offer a highly interactive collegial research environment with state-of-the-art research facilities.
The start date is negotiable, and the position will remain open until filled. When applying, please upload a CV with references and cover letter describing your interest and alignment with the position.
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