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Faculty Position - Open Rank Immunology and Immunity in Disease

Job Description


Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Assistant/Associate Professor Faculty Position in Immunology and Immunity in Disease
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, invites applications at the levels of Assistant or Associate Professor for a tenure eligible position within the broad fields of immunology and immunity in disease. Applicants in all areas of immunology are encouraged to apply, especially those focused on durable immunity in tissues, neuro-immune crosstalk, immunity to infectious agents, autoimmune disease, and cancer immunology. We offer a highly interactive, collaborative, and collegial research environment. The Department is scientifically diverse, with strengths in adaptive immunity, bacterial pathogenesis, molecular virology, epigenetics, and vaccinology. Graduate education is robust at Emory and our faculty have access to multiple discipline-specific graduate programs, including one focused in immunology. Our research facilities are state-of-the-art and include biocontainment labs and many excellent core facilities such as the Emory Integrated Proteomics Core, Emory Comprehensive Glycomics Core, Emory Gnotobiotic Animal Core, and the Emory Integrated Genomics Core. Our robust intellectual environment is enriched by proximity to and collaborations with The Emory Vaccine Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, The Winship Cancer Institute, Emory Transplant Center, the Emory National Primate Research Center, the Biomedical Engineering Department at GA Tech, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Visit our website for more information on our faculty, department, and links to our graduate programs: http://www.microbiology.emory.edu. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse faculty to maintain the excellence of our research enterprise and to offer trainees richly varied perspectives. Applications from women and under-represented groups are therefore strongly encouraged. The university and the department strive to support all faculty by fostering an equitable scholarly environment, offering a wide range of career development opportunities, and promoting work-life integration. We encourage potential candidates to visit the website of the Emory Worklife Resource Center: http://www.worklife.emory.edu. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree and a record of productive postdoctoral training. Ideal candidates will be collaborative scientists that bring new perspectives to the department. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program, and to participate in our graduate and medical student training programs through mentorship and teaching. The primary criteria for selection will be excellence and creativity in research and scholarship. Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a description of research interests (2 pages), and have three letters of reference sent to: Immunology Faculty Search Committee, c/o Ms. Jenny O’Neil, joneil@emory.edu. Applications
should be received by December 3, 2023 to ensure consideration. Later applications may also be considered if the position has not been filled. You MUST apply via email, AND through the Emory employment portal to be considered. Emory University is located in the dynamic and multicultural city of Atlanta. This community of 5.6 million people is one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country. Atlanta offers award-winning restaurants, sports and cultural events, forested neighborhoods, proximity to the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, and a well-connected
international airport. We look forward to reading your application.



Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.
Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.



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