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Assistant Professor

(Ref#: 41364)

University of Louisville

Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

Assistant Professor

The School of Medicine at the University of Louisville invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. We seek candidates with a promising program of research in host/pathogen interactions with a strong emphasis in Immunology.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology: The Department is strongly research-oriented, with 20 primary faculty members maintaining major programs in microbiology (virology, bacterial pathogenesis) and immunology (inflammation, autoimmunity, vaccines and cancer immunology). Faculty will have laboratory space in the Clinical Translational Research Building (CTRB) that is fully equipped for research in molecular and cellular biology, including live cell imaging, genomics, flow cytometry and state of the art animal housing with germ-free facilities and whole animal imaging capability. For more details on faculty and research programs, please visit:

Center for Predictive Medicine for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases (CPM): The CPM is a university center that facilitates basic and translational research in emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. Faculty members of the CPM have academic appointments in the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Engineering and Arts and Sciences. CPM operates state of the art BSL-3 laboratories including one of the 12 Regional Biocontainment Laboratories (RBL) and the only Biosafety Level 3 animal research facilities in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Further details are available at

Education Requirement:
Candidate Requirements: The minimum requirements are a terminal doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D., D.V.M., or equivalent) in the biomedical sciences with productive post-doctoral research experience. The position offers a competitive salary, an excellent startup package and mentoring commitment to support development and growth of a robust research program. Candidates will be appointed on the tenure track at the level of Assistant Professor. The successful applicant will participate in Departmental research, teaching and service activities, with the major component of their work assignment in research and mentoring students. We invite candidates to consider and describe how their research programs could utilize the BSL-3 and ABSL-3 research facilities at the University of Louisville's RBL.
School of Medicine
Microbiology and Immunology
505 South Hancock Street
Louisville , KY 40202
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