The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the Medical College of Wisconsin is recruiting a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor. Successful candidates for this position will be prominent thought leaders engaged in innovative laboratory-based research investigating molecular mechanisms of immune regulation in autoimmune disease, transplantation, mucosal immunology, or immuno-oncology, which may include studies of adaptive and innate immune cells, the cytokine and chemokine milieu, immune metabolism, or other regulatory factors influencing disease pathogenesis or treatment. This role is part of an ambitious expansion of the Center for Immunology and Department of Microbiology & Immunology and will be a full-time, multi-year appointment with competitive salary, spacious research facilities, and substantial start-up funds.
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology is a vibrant academic home for more than 40 research faculty, and nearly 40 predoctoral fellows. The department completed state-of-the-art renovations in 2019 that include an open-lab concept designed for collegiality and collaboration. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation, cellular immunotherapy, and immunodeficiency, immunologists in the Center for Immunology and the department provide exceptional links to pioneering translational immunologists in the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, Cancer Center, the Center for Infectious Disease Research, the Max McGee Diabetes Center, and Center for Microbiome Research spanning Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Wisconsin, Children’s Research Institute, and the Versiti/Blood Research Institute.
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Applicants should upload a letter of interest including a research statement with career goals and current curriculum vitae by March 1, 2023. You can do this by using the “add” button on the first page of the application.
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- PhD, MD/PhD, or equivalent degree, and have relevant postdoctoral training.
- Record of peer-reviewed publications demonstrating the potential to obtain extramural research funding.
- Visionary, collegial, and highly motivated to enter a dynamic research environment with opportunities to collaborate with scientists across a range of scientific disciplines and adult or pediatric clinical practice.
- Evidence of participation in multidisciplinary research teams, including between basic, clinical, and translational disciplines is preferred.
- Strong commitment to graduate student and post-doctoral fellow training.
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