Associate Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Associate Professor
Department Name 35210-Med-Immunology
Position Number 0135251
Position Details

The Department of Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is seeking to expand its scope and depth via the recruitment of a number of additional senior and junior faculty. Currently, we seek candidates for tenure-track or tenured positions at all levels, with the intent of hiring up to five successful applicants (two at the Associate or Full Professor levels and three at the Assistant Professor level). At the University of Pittsburgh we have an outstanding Immunology Graduate Training Program, program project grants, training grants and a robust seminar series, all of which support clos interactions among basic, translational and clinical immunologists. The Department is rapidly growing and has newly renovated open lab space with outstanding infrastructure that includes flow cytometry and CRISPR-Cas9-mediated gene-targeting cores. The University of Pittsburgh is located in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, a safe, progressive, and affordable city with emerging technology in many spheres, that is well­ endowed with cultural and public institutions and that is consistently ranked among the top most livable cities in the US and the world. The University offers an exciting research community that presently ranks as the fifth highest funded by the National Institutes of Health. The Pitt SOM is ideally positioned for both basic and translational research. Startup packages, salary and benefits will be highly competitive.

The successful Assistant professor candidate will be expected to have well-conceived ai1d original research directions , ideally with some initial funding. The successful Associate/Full Professor candidate should have well-established research funding and programs. Individuals who are leading their fields, regardless of particular specific area of interest, are welcome to apply. The long-term goal is to assemble a strong and diverse department that will enhance opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Application Process

Interested persons should send (preferably via email) a CV, brief description of research interests, and contact information for three references to Mark Shlomchik, MD, PhD, Chairman, Department of Immunology , University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Room W1052 Biomedical Science Tower, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. Phone: 412-648-8771; email: immunologyse

The search will be ongoing until all positions are filled.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 07/25/2017
Open Until Filled No
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