Harvard University Assistant or Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunobiology in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunobiology

School Harvard Medical School

Department/Area Microbiology & Immunobiology

Position Description

The Division of Immunology of the Department of Microbiology & Immunobiology at Harvard Medical School (http://immdiv.hms.harvard.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek an outstanding scientist addressing fundamental or translational questions in immunology. We are particularly interested in candidates who value a highly collaborative and interactive approach to research.

This position offers outstanding scholarly and scientific resources in a collegial and collaborative department. There are exceptionally strong ties to related departments throughout Harvard University, the Harvard affiliated teaching hospitals and the Boston immunology community. The position provides the opportunity to engage a vibrant community of immunologists at Harvard Medical School interested in molecular and quantitative approaches to basic immunological diseases, and the development of immunotherapies.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Evergrande Center for Immunologic Diseases at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (http://evergrande.hms.harvard.edu), which comprises both basic and translational research programs focused on chronic inflammation underlying autoimmune, neurologic, and metabolic diseases, and the environmental factors that trigger chronic inflammation.

The position also offers the opportunity to teach exceptional graduate and medical students with strong interests in immunology/microbiology. The research space will be located in a recently constructed research building at Harvard Medical School. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or an equivalent doctoral degree, and evidence of a creative, collegial and exceptional research track record.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D. or an equivalent graduate degree.

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

For consideration please upload a cover letter, a C.V. and a brief (2-3 pages) statement of current and future research plans, which should include a list of publications.

Contact information for three letters of reference should also be included. Request for references will be immediately sent via e-mail request.

The application period closes October 31, 2016

Contact Information

Seamus Boshell Director of Finance & Administration, Division of Immunology Department of Microbiology & Immunobiology

Contact Email seamus_boshell@hms.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 3

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