Medical Microbiology and Immunology

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Medical Microbiology & Immunology

Assistant or Associate Professor

The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences (Health Science Campus) is seeking to hire two tenured or tenure-track faculty (Assistant or Associate Professor) positions with a focus in virology and/or bacteriology.  The university is looking to expand on existing strengths in bacterial pathogenesis, viral pathogenesis, host-pathogen interactions, and immune responses to infectious diseases.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degrees and have at least three years of relevant postdoctoral experience.  Current funding that is transferable to the University of Toledo is required.  Successful candidates will be expected to develop/maintain an externally funded research program and contribute to teaching in our medical and graduate programs.  The department has recently renovated space available, state-of-the-art core facilities, and a BSL3 laboratory.  Additional information about the research interests of the faculty is available at here.  Access to clinical samples is possible through academic affiliation with ProMedica Health Systems

Applications must include: a) cover letter; b) CV; c) a brief summary of research interests, past accomplishments, and future plans; and d) names and addresses of three references.  Application materials should be addressed to Dr. Randall Worth and emailed to MicrobiologyImmunology@UToledo.Edu for full consideration.

The search committee will review applications and continuously review applications until the position is filled.  The University of Toledo is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged. See UT policy here.


Lab Tech 

Lab Research Technician

Position summary: 

Serve as a research technician on National Institutes of Health (NIH) and American Heart Association (AHA) - funded projects to study innate immune responses, particularly the interferon system, to protect against viral and non-viral diseases.  

  • BS or MS in biology, physiology, pharmacology, kinesiology, neuroscience, genetics, or related discipline. 
  • Prior laboratory research or technician experience desirable.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in an organized fashion. 
  • Capacity to work collaboratively with investigators in a multidisciplinary academic setting.
  • Experience in rodent husbandry or veterinary care is useful, but not required.
  • Must have excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Experience using advanced Excel functions such as tables, graphs, statistical formulas, and Basic editor is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used in animal care and laboratory activities. 

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Position summary:

Serve as a postdoctoral fellow on National Institutes of Health (NIH) and American Heart Association (AHA) - funded projects to study innate immune responses, particularly the interferon system, to protect against viral and non-viral diseases.

  • Ideal applicants are expected to be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to perform multiple research activities (multi-task) on a daily basis. Occasional weekend and/or night laboratory work may be necessary.
  • Working experience with maintaining mouse colony, breeding transgenic mice, genotyping and functional characterization using such techniques as PCR, cloning, recombinant protein expression and purification, SDS-PAGE, western blotting, flow cytometry, fluorescence microscopy, and experience growing bacteria.
  • Ph.D. degree in biological/medical sciences (e.g., microbiology, molecular biology, biology, biochemistry, immunology) required.
  • Minimum five years laboratory research experience with either animal models or molecular biology techniques is required. Experience with both is strongly preferred.
  • Basic electronic word processing, database management, and data analysis skills are required.
  • Applicant must be able to clearly speak and write technical data in English and have the ability to work independently. 

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Last Updated: 9/16/19