Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Immunology of Infection (Tenure-Track)

Stony Brook University

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

Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Immunology of Infection (Tenure-Track) Location: Stony Brook, New York Open Date: Aug 15, 2022 Deadline: Sep 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time Description The Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will establish a vigorous extramural research program in areas of immunology that complement existing areas of expertise within the Department. The candidate will participate in the Department's educational mission of graduate and medical school teaching, and perform University and Departmental service. The Department ( and the adjacent Center for Infectious Diseases ( provide a highly interactive scientific community. The Department and School of Medicine have been at the forefront of research on fungal, viral, and bacterial pathogenesis, with a growing focus on immunology. The position offers competitive startup support and salary, quality research space, and a dynamic intellectual environment. Stony Brook University maintains state-of-the-art core facilities that deliver support in a number of areas including microscopy and animal imaging, flow cytometry and cell sorting, genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, animal maintenance, and BSL3 containment. The recently completed Laboratory for Comparative Medicine provides facilities for animal BSL3 studies. Qualifications Required Qualifications Applicants must have a PhD or MD degree (or equivalent) and at least three years of postdoctoral experience. Preferred Qualifications Candidates must show established research in areas of immunology that focus on host responses to microbial pathogens, with a preference for research on fungal, viral, or bacterial immunology. Candidates with a demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding will be highly considered. Application Instructions To apply, visit All application materials must be submitted online. Please use the Apply Now button to begin your application. For technical support, please visit Interfolio's Support Site ( or reach out to their Scholar Service Team at or (877) 997-8807. For questions regarding this position, please contact James Konopka, PhD, Chair of Search Committee at To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by Friday, September 30, 2022. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a State Employment Application, cover letter, CV, summary of past and current research activities (up to 2 pages), summary of future research plans (up to 1 page), statement of teaching interests (up to 1 page), and three letters of reference. Special Notes Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. To qualify for a tenure faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (School of Medicine's Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure). Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2023 The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request . It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Education Requirement:
PhD or MD degree
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Stony Brook University
100 Nicolls Rd
Stony Brook , NY 11794
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