Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Virology

University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Academic Faculty - Tenured
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

The Department of Microbiology and Physiological Systems (MaPS) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) (http://www.umassmed.edu/) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. Depending on qualifications, candidates may be considered for an appointment at the rank of ASSOCIATE or FULL PROFESSOR. We seek candidates who are focused on studies of viral infection, including (but not limited to): molecular mechanisms of virus infection and pathogenesis; cell biology of infection; virus structure; viral evolution, and interactions of viruses with their hosts. Candidates will be expected to develop and maintain an innovative, externally funded research program. We offer competitive startup and ongoing support, highly competitive salaries, faculty mentoring, a centralized graduate program, and an exceptionally collaborative culture with abundant opportunities for basic and translational research.

UMMS is part of the unique, world-leading greater Boston biomedical research, clinical, and biotech community. Institutionally, traditional departments are complemented with interdepartmental centers and programs (www.umassmed.edu/about/department-and-centers/). The successful candidate will also be a founding member of the nascent UMMS Virology Center.

MaPS is located in the state-of-the-art Albert Sherman Center. Faculty research endeavors are supported with a wide array of departmental shared facilities as well as core facilities (https://www.umassmed.edu/research/cores/) and BSL-3 and ABSL-3 suites. Please use the following link to apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12777. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Direct questions to Timothy Kowalik, PhD (timothy.kowalik@umassmed.edu).

UMass Medical School values diversity, equity and inclusion. This is exemplified by our definition of diversity (https://www.umassmed.edu/dio/about/layers/), by recognizing the intrinsic relationship between diversity and excellence in all our endeavors, and by embracing open and equitable access to opportunities for learning and development as our obligation and goal.

Education Requirement:
PhD, MD, DVM, or equivalent
Required Skills & Areas of Study:
  • virology
UMass Medical School
Microbiology and Physiological Systems
55 Lake Ave North
Worcester , MA 01655
Timothy Kowalik,