Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Microbiology & Immunology (Tenure-Track)
Location: Stony Brook, New York
May 03, 2023
Jun 17, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions in the areas of microbial pathogenesis, virology, and immunology. Applicants working in virology, viral pathogenesis, or immunology as it relates to infection are particularly encouraged to apply. Successful applicants are expected to establish and maintain an extramurally-funded research program and actively participate in the teaching and service missions within the Department and University. The positions include a competitive start-up package, excellent fringe benefits, ample office/laboratory space, and access to state-of-the-art core facilities, instrumentation, and BSL3 and animal BSL3 space.
The Department (https://renaissance.stonybrookmedicine.edu/mi) along with the adjacent Center for Infectious Diseases (http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/cid/) provide a highly interactive scientific community through collaborative interactions with faculty throughout the Renaissance School of Medicine and University. The Department is home to two graduate programs (Microbiology & Immunology and Genetics) and two NIH-funded training grants (T32, K12), providing opportunities for graduate student and postdoctoral fellow mentoring and support. The position offers competitive startup support and modern research space. Stony Brook University maintains state-of-the-art core facilities that support areas including microscopy and animal imaging, flow cytometry, RNA and single cell sequencing, genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, animal maintenance, and BSL3 containment. The recently completed Laboratory for Comparative Medicine provides animal facilities for ABSL3 research. The dynamic intellectual environment includes the Stony Brook University tertiary care Hospital and Cancer Center, the nearby Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a VA Hospital and Research Center, and the Brookhaven National Laboratory research facilities.
The Department provides a collaborative and supportive mentoring environment to foster success of faculty and the University provides additional opportunities for professional development to assist faculty in meeting their goals. The Department supports diversity and inclusion as essential to achieving excellence and the successful applicant must demonstrate a commitment to promoting and advancing these values in research and teaching practices.
Applicants must have a PhD or MD degree (or equivalent) and three years or more of postdoctoral experience.
Preferred areas of research interest are those that complement existing departmental strengths in viral, bacterial, and fungal pathogenesis, the immunology of infection, and mucosal immunity. Preferred candidates will have a track record of research, publications, and the ability to procure extramural funding.
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Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. To qualify for tenure and/or a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (https://renaissance.stonybrookmedicine.edu/facultysenate/committees/apt).
Anticipated Start Date: January 3, 2024
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine, represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 624 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.
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In accordance with federal and state regulations that all hospitals and nursing homes require personnel to be vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates who are not already fully vaccinated must obtain the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of a conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with that particular vaccine manufacturer’s protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of a job offer or in accordance with that particular vaccine manufacturer’s protocol, whichever comes later.
The state regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulations allow for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
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