ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

(Ref#: 190001754)

University of Pittsburgh

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

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 #190001754 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 (jmalenka@pitt.edu). 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.

Education Requirement:
PhD/MD
External job URL:
http://www.idm.pitt.edu
Location:
2127 Public Health, GSPH
Infectious Diseases & Microbiology
130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh , PA 15261
US
Contact:
Judy Malenka,