Virology Tenure-track Faculty Position
The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences (on the Health Science Campus) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to study basic viral biology, host-viral interactions, and/or the development of novel approaches to treat viral diseases.
This is an exciting time to join the faculty at the University of Toledo (UT) Health Science Campus and the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, as major investments are being made in campus/building renovations, faculty recruitment, and research programs. Information about UT and the City of Toledo can be found at: http://www.utoledo.edu/presidential-search/prospectus/overview.html. Toledo, located on the western banks of Lake Erie, offers a family-friendly atmosphere with affordable housing and numerous cultural and recreational opportunities.
Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degrees, have at least three years of relevant postdoctoral experience demonstrating a strong foundation in virology, and must be funded when he/she joins the department. Research plans with strong potential for translational research are particularly desirable. The new virology faculty member will be expected to develop and maintain an externally funded research program and contribute to medical and graduate teaching.
The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology is in an expansion phase, with newly renovated offices and labs, the addition of several junior faculty, and state-of-the-art core facilities (including FACS, confocal imaging, and a BSL3). The Department fosters a collaborative and collegial environment and promotes interactions among bacteriologists, virologists, and immunologists. Clinical samples are readily available through the University Hospital or local health care partnerships.
Applications must include: 1) CV; 2) a brief summary of research interests, past accomplishments, and future plans; and 3) names and addresses of three references. All materials must be sent electronically to: email@example.com. The search committee will review applications immediately and will continuously review applications until the position is filled. For further details regarding this position, visit our webpage at: http://www.utoledo.edu/med/depts/micro. The University of Toledo is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.